H.R. 2193 (108th): Port Security Improvements Act of 2003

Introduced:
May 21, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
May 21, 2003
 
Sponsor
Doug Ose
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 21, 2003
Length
7 pages
 
Full Title

To provide funding for port security enhancements, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
33 cosponsors (25D, 7R, 1P) (show)
Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

House Ways and Means

Trade

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5/21/2003--Introduced.
Port Security Improvements Act of 2003 - Makes available to the Secretary of Homeland Security for security enhancements at each port over each of the next five fiscal years 30 percent of the difference between the amount of duties collected at each port and the port's security costs.
Requires the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to issue: (1) final regulations governing biometric transportation security cards within one year; and (2) regulations that establish a national minimum set of standard security requirements for each port in the United States, each facility in a port in the United States, and each vessel entering a U.S. port.

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