H.R. 46 (99th): Deep-Draft Navigation Act of 1983


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.


Robert Matsui

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to establish a nationally uniform deep-draft vessel tax for the purpose of financing operations and maintenance of deep-draft commercial channels and harbors; to fund a percentage of new channel improvements; and to provide an expedited procedure for the permitting of navigation improvement projects and related landslide facilities in deep-draft ports, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/1985--Introduced.Deep-Draft Navigation Act of 1983 - TitleI - Findings and Purposes; DefinitionsSets forth the findings of the Congress and the purposes of this Act. TitleII - Creation of Trust Fund ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 46”). 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 (2R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2406 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 1983

H.R. 6 (Related)
Water Resources Development Act of 1986

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

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