Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This bill was introduced on September 5, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Sep 5, 1979
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H.R. 5179 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5179. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to amend Title IV of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of 1978 with respect to the Fishermen’s Contingency Fund, H.R. 5179, 96th Cong. (1979).
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