H.R. 1100 (111th): Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act


Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ellen Tauscher

Representative for California's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Commandant of the Coast Guard to issue regulations that require certain pilots on vessels operating in designated waters to carry and utilize a portable electronic device equipped for navigational purposes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2009--Introduced.Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act - Amends the Ports and Waterways Safety Act to authorize the Coast Guard's Commandant to issue regulations requiring: (1) any pilot serving on a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1100”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5428 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2008

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