A bill to modify the Houston Ship Channel navigation project for the purpose of maintaining forty-foot project depths in certain portions of the project, and to make the Port of Houston bridge across Greens Bayou, Texas, eligible for reimbursement under the Truman-Hobbs Act.
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Sponsor and status
Jan 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 24, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district
Jan 24, 1985
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H.R. 663 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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