To revise laws regarding liability in certain civil actions arising from maritime incidents, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010
Length: 7 pages
Jun 10, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 1, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.
Jun 10, 2010
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Jun 23, 2010
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Jul 1, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5503 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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