S. 3204 (110th): Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2008


Jun 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2008
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to establish requirements to ensure the security and safety of passengers and crew on cruise vessels, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2008--Introduced.Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2008 - Sets forth cruise vessel security and safety requirements concerning:(1) vessel design and construction;(2) crew access to passenger staterooms;(3) log book entry ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 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. 3204”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 588 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 8, 2009

H.R. 6408 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2008

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