New Cosponsors — Mar 16, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bob Filner [D-CA51, 2003-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Lynn Woolsey [D-CA6, 1993-2012]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
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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.
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.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5428 (110th).
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1100 — 111th Congress: Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1100
“H.R. 1100 — 111th Congress: Vessel Navigation and Safety Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1100>
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