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H.R. 3798 (99th): A bill to authorize the establishment of a Merchant Ship Revolving Fund, and for other purposes.

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Nov 20, 1985
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 20, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


John McKernan Jr.

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district



23 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 9 Democrats)



Nov 20, 1985

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H.R. 3798 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3798. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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