H.R. 3888 (111th): Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2009


Oct 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Farr

Representative for California's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2009
Length: 41 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish national standards for discharges from cruise vessels.

Summary (CRS)

Clean Cruise Ship Act of 2009 - Declares the purpose of this Act to be the establishment of national standards and prohibitions for discharges from cruise vessels. Defines "cruise vessel" ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 21, 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. 3888”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (34D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 6434 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 8, 2008

S. 1820 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 2009

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