H.R. 1605 (110th): Merchant Mariner Credentials Improvement Act of 2007

To amend title 46, United States Code, to repeal requirements that applicants for merchant seamen licenses and certificates and merchant mariner's documents must take oaths, and for other purposes.

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Mar 20, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 2482: A bill to repeal the provision of title 46, United States Code, requiring a license for employment in the business of salvaging on the coast of Florida.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008. (compare text)

Steven LaTourette

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2007
Length: 9 pages


Mar 20, 2007

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