S. 2881 (110th): Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2008


Apr 17, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 17, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2008
Length: 57 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish national standards for discharges from cruise vessels into the waters of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/17/2008--Introduced.Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2008 - Prohibits cruise vessels calling on U.S. ports from discharging sewage, graywater, or bilge water into U.S. waters unless:(1) the treated effluent meets specified ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 17, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2881”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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