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H.R. 3489 (95th): An Act to amend section 216(b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to entitle the Delegates in Congress from the District of Columbia, Guam, and the Virgin Islands to make nominations for appointments to the Merchant Marine Academy, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 16, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 1978.

Law
Pub.L. 95-323
Sponsor

Ron de Lugo

Representative for the Virgin Islands

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 1978

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History

Feb 16, 1977
 
Introduced

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Apr 17, 1978
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 14, 1978
 
Passed Senate

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Jul 28, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3489 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3489. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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