H.R. 1587 (95th): Panama Canal Modernization Act


Jan 10, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 10, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Flood

Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the increase of capacity and the improvement of operations of the Panama Canal after the President terminates negotiations by the United States with the Republic of Panama to surrender the Panama Canal and the Canal Zone to the Republic of Panama.

Summary (CRS)

1/10/1977--Introduced.Panama Canal Modernization Act - Directs the Governor of the Panama Canal Zone, under the supervision of the Secretary of the Army, to prosecute the work necessary to increase the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 10, 1977

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1587”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 198 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 1975

H.R. 1930 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 1979

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