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 >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1855” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Feb 17, 1981
Reported by Committee
Jul 23, 1981
Passed House
Jul 27, 1981
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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