H.R. 1958 (99th): A bill to authorize appropriations for the National Ocean Pollution Planning Act of 1978 and title II of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 for the fiscal years 1986 and 1987, and for other purposes.


Apr 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/15/1985--Reported to House amended, Part I.(Reported to House from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with amendment, H. Rept. 99-101 (PartI)) Title I - National Ocean Pollution Planning Act ... Read more >

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Apr 3, 1985

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May 8, 1985
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1958”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 3128 (Related)
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 7, 1986

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