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

About the bill

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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May 3, 1983

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Sep 22, 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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2883”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (30D, 14R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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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