S. 2506 (106th): A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, with respect to the Federal preemption of State law concerning the regulation of marine and ocean navigation, safety, and transportation by States.


May 4, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Slade Gorton

Senator from Washington



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5/4/2000--Introduced.Amends Federal shipping law to provide that nothing, including Federal regulation, shall preempt the authority of a State to adopt additional standards regarding the maintenance, operation, equipping, personnel qualification, or ... Read more >

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May 4, 2000

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H.R. 4385 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2000

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