S. 1594 (110th): Maritime Hazardous Cargo Security Act


Jun 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2007
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to improve port safety and security for especially hazardous cargos, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/12/2007--Introduced.Maritime Hazardous Cargo Security Act - Amends port security provisions to direct the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to:(1) establish an international committee for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 2007

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1594”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1385 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2009

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