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


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
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

Port and Maritime Security Act of 2001 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Port Security Act Task Force to, among other things:(1) help coordinate programs to enhance ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 6, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3437”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (11R, 9D) (show)

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

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S. 1214 (Related)
Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 25, 2002

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