H.R. 4666 (103rd): American Shipbuilding Jobs Preservation Act

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Jun 28, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 4666 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4666

To amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit overhaul, repair, and maintenance of Coast Guard vessels in foreign shipyards.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 28, 1994

Mr. ANDREWS of Maine introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries


A BILL

To amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit overhaul, repair, and maintenance of Coast Guard vessels in foreign shipyards.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘American Shipbuilding Jobs Preservation Act’.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON OVERHAUL, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF COAST GUARD VESSELS IN FOREIGN SHIPYARDS.

    (a) PROHIBITION- Chapter 5 of title 14, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

‘Sec. 96. Prohibition on overhaul, repair, and maintenance of Coast Guard vessels in foreign shipyards

    ‘A Coast Guard vessel may not be overhauled, repaired, or maintained in any shipyard located outside the United States, except that this section does not apply to emergency repairs.’.

    (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- Title 14, United States Code, is amended in the analysis at the beginning of chapter 5 by adding at the end the following:

      ‘96. Prohibition on overhaul, repair, and maintenance of Coast Guard vessels in foreign shipyards.’.