S. 3600 (111th): Fairness in Admiralty and Maritime Law Act


Jul 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Jones Act and related statutes with respect to the liability of vessel owners and operators for damages.

Summary (CRS)

7/15/2010--Introduced.Fairness in Admiralty and Maritime Law Act - Repeals specified general limitations on a shipowner's liability (the Limitation of Liability Act of 1851) for personal injury or death on seagoing ... Read more >

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Jul 15, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3600”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3663 (Related)
Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

H.R. 5503 (Related)
Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 1, 2010

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