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

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 16, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Gerry Studds

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district

Democrat

History

Mar 16, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 10, 1983
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

H.R. 2163 (98th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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