H.R. 2163 (98th): A bill to amend the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971, and for other purposes.

Mar 16, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Passed Senate with Changes)
Gerry Studds
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 07, 1983


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 11, 1984 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Introduced Mar 16, 1983
Referred to Committee Mar 16, 1983
Reported by Committee May 10, 1983
Passed House Jul 12, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes Oct 11, 1984

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19 cosponsors (12D, 6R, 1N) (show)

House Merchant Marine and Fisheries

House Natural Resources

House Ways and Means

Senate Finance

Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure

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10/11/1984--Passed Senate amended.
(Measure passed Senate, amended) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend energy efficiency tax credits for chlor-alkali electrolytic cells from December 31, 1982, to December 31, 1985.
Amends the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 to provide an additional period of time for the marketing of certain limited partnership interests.
Expresses the sense of the Senate that no disallowance of traditional deductions for homeowner expenses be made against military homeowners without the consent of the Department of Defense and before the 99th Congress statutorily resolves the issue.
Provides for the designation on income tax forms of contributions to retire the public debt.

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