H.R. 2883 (98th): A bill to admit certain passenger vessels to the coastwise trade.


May 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clay Shaw Jr.

Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 4333 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Nov 16, 1983

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Summary (CRS)
5/3/1983--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to cause two named vessels to be documented as vessels of the United States entitled to engage ... Read more >
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H.R. 4333 (Related)
A bill to admit certain passenger vessels to the coastwise trade.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 16, 1983

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May 3, 1983
Reported by Committee
Sep 22, 1983


44 cosponsors (30D, 14R) (show)
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