H.R. 1855 (97th): A bill to grant the consent of Congress to the city of Boston to construct, maintain and operate a causeway and fixed-span bridge in and over Fort Point Channel, Boston, Massachusetts.


Feb 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 27, 1981 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/27/1981--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Grants the consent of Congress to the city of Boston to construct, maintain, and operate a fixed-span bridge in and over Fort Point Channel, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 1981

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Jul 23, 1981
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Jul 27, 1981
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1855”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 29, 1981

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