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- Full Title
A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
4/12/1983--Introduced.Merchant Marine Act of 1983 - Title I: Amends the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to allow the Secretary of Transportation to authorize an operator receiving or applying for an operating-differential ...
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Apr 12, 1983
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1038”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 1983
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1038 — 98th Congress: Merchant Marine Act of 1983. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s1038
“S. 1038 — 98th Congress: Merchant Marine Act of 1983.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/s1038>
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