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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

4/4/1984--Introduced.Oil Company Acquisition Moratorium Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that for the time period between April 4 1984, and April 3, 1985:(1) no income tax deduction ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 4, 1984

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5351”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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