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 >
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 7, 1983

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

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Mar 16, 1983
Reported by Committee
May 10, 1983
Passed House
Jul 12, 1983
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 11, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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