H.R. 5351 (98th): Oil Company Acquisition Moratorium Act

A bill to provide that certain tax benefits will not be available in the case of certain acquisitions of oil companies occuring during a moratorium period.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Apr 4, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Shannon

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district



Apr 4, 1984

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H.R. 5351 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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