S. 1287 (97th): Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act
May 21, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 21, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Utah
About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to eliminate free medical care for merchant seamen, to permit closure of Public Health Service hospitals, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 10, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1287 — 97th Congress: Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287
“S. 1287 — 97th Congress: Merchant Seamen Health Services Repeal Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. April 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/s1287>
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