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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Apr 1, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 21, 2004 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2004
Length: 13 pages
A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, with respect to maritime transportation security, and for other purposes.
9/21/2004--Passed Senate amended.Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2004 - Section2 - Amends Federal shipping law to grant U.S. district courts jurisdiction to restrain violations of certain port security requirements. Authorizes ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1214 (107th).
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2279”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2279 — 108th Congress: Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2279
“S. 2279 — 108th Congress: Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2004. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2279>
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