A bill to establish a national policy on the operation, maintenance, and improvement of deep-draft commercial ports.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jan 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 3, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 19th congressional district
Oct 21, 1981
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4627 (97th).
Feb 17, 1983
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1512 (98th).
Jan 3, 1985
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H.R. 45 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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