S. 1565 (97th): A bill to amend the Tariff Schedules of the United States to provide for a lower rate of duty for certain fish netting and fish nets.


Jul 31, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 15, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Mitchell

Senator from Maine


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/31/1981--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to lower the column one tariff on fish netting and fishing nets of textile materials other than cotton or vegetable fibers from ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 31, 1981

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Sep 15, 1982
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1565”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 759 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 7, 1983

H.R. 4002 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 1981

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