H.R. 3437 (107th): Port and Maritime Security Act of 2001

To amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to establish a program to ensure greater security for United States Seaports, and for other purposes.

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Dec 6, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 6, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clay Shaw Jr.

Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2001
Length: 50 pages


Dec 6, 2001

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H.R. 3437 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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