H.R. 663 (99th): Houston Ship Channel Navigation Improvement Act of 1985


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.


Jack Fields Jr.

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/24/1985--Introduced.Houston Ship Channel Navigation Improvement Act of 1985 - Modifies the navigation project at the Houston Ship Channel, Texas, to maintain a 40-foot depth at Greens Bayou Barbour Terminal Channel, ... Read more >

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Jan 24, 1985

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Related Bills

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

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