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Jun 10, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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.
Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010
Length: 7 pages
To revise laws regarding liability in certain civil actions arising from maritime incidents, and for other purposes.
7/1/2010--Passed House amended.Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act - Section2 - Amends the Death on the High Seas Act to permit the personal representative of a ... Read more >
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