H.R. 6167 (111th): Shipping Act of 2010


Sep 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Oberstar

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 31 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 46, United States Code, to require the Federal Maritime Commission to maintain an Office of Dispute Resolution and Customer Advocate, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2010--Introduced.Shipping Act of 2010 - Requires the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to: (1) maintain an Office of Dispute Resolution and Customer Advocate; and (2) establish an Ocean Shipping Advisory Committee.Defines ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 22, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6167”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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