H.R. 1321 (99th): Rivers and Harbors Disclosure Act of 1985

Feb 27, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Henry Nowak
Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 6 (Related)
Water Resources Development Act of 1986

Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986


This bill was introduced on February 27, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 27, 1985
Referred to Committee Feb 27, 1985
Full Title

A bill to direct the Chief of Engineers to disclose to certain State officials certain information concerning motor fuel transported by water carriers, and for other purposes.


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Rivers and Harbors Disclosure Act of 1985 - Requires the Secretary of the Army (the Secretary), acting through the Chief of Engineers, to disclose information regarding the transportation of motor fuel by water carrier upon the written request of a State entity responsible for State tax law administration.
Prohibits any disclosure that would impair a civil or criminal investigation, or identify a confidential informant.
Prohibits any State personnel from disclosing any motor fuel information obtained as a result of their employment status.
Prohibits the Secretary from disclosing motor fuel information to a State entity unless the State has in effect provisions of law which protect the confidentiality of the information.
Prescribes recordkeeping and disclosure procedures.
Requires the Secretary to furnish certain congressional committees with an annual summary of all inspection and disclosure requests and the information disclosed.
Increases from $100 to $1000 the penalty for shipowners and officers who fail to provide the information requested by the Secretary of the Army.

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