S. 3047 (102nd): A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, to establish a contingency retainer program and improve the United States-flag merchant marine.


Jul 23, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 23, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Breaux

Senator from Louisiana


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/23/1992--Introduced.TitleI - Amendments To The Merchant Marine Act, 1936Maritime Reform Act of 1992 - Amends the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to encourage the establishment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 23, 1992

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3047”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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