Sep 25, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2008
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2008.
Senator from Hawaii
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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2008
Length: 5 pages
About the bill
A bill to amend titles 46 and 18, United States Code, with respect to the operation of submersible vessels and semi-submersible vessels without nationality.
The Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110–407, 122 Stat. 4296, enacted October 23, 2008, was an act of the United States Congress outlawing operation of or travel in unregistered submersibles and semi-submersibles in international waters with the intent to evade detection.
The bill is notable for its grant of extraterritorial jurisdiction and for criminally mandating ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3598 — 110th Congress: Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3598
“S. 3598 — 110th Congress: Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3598>
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