H.R. 4627 (97th): Port Development and Navigation Improvement Act of 1982


Sep 30, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a national policy of authorizing, promoting, financing, and facilitating, on a priority and expedited basis, the operation, maintenance, and improvement of deep-draft commercial ports in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/9/1982--Reported to House amended, Part I.(Reported to House from Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with amendment, H. Rept.97-454 (Part I)) Port Development and Navigation Improvement Act of 1982 - ... Read more >

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Sep 30, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 21, 1981
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4627”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (13D, 7R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1512 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 1983

H.R. 4519 (Related)
Maritime Dry Bulk Trade Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 1981

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