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 in a previous Congress

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.


Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 1983

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 10, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Jul 12, 1983
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 11, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2163”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

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H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 7, 1983

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