H.R. 3983 (107th): Maritime Transportation Antiterrorism Act of 2002


Mar 18, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 4, 2002 but was never passed by the Senate.


Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large



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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2002
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure the security of maritime transportation in the United States against acts of terrorism, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/4/2002--Passed House amended.Maritime Transportation Antiterrorism Act of 2002 - TitleI - Maritime Transportation SecurityDirects the Secretary of Transportation to assess port vulnerability, including each facility in a port, wherever the ... Read more >

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Mar 18, 2002

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Mar 20, 2002
Reported by Committee

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Jun 4, 2002
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3983”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 25, 2002

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