H.R. 4083 (99th): A bill to amend section 158 of title 23, United States Code, to make permanent the penalty for failure to comply with the national minimum drinking age, and for other purposes.


Jan 30, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Howard

Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

1/30/1986--Introduced.Makes permanent the law directing the Secretary of Transportation to withhold certain Federal-aid highway sums from States permitting persons under the age of 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages.Allows complying States ... Read more >

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Jan 30, 1986

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10 cosponsors (5R, 5D) (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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