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Jul 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
Length: 5 pages
A bill to amend the Jones Act and related statutes with respect to the liability of vessel owners and operators for damages.
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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Last Action: Jul 29, 2010
Last Action: Jul 1, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3600 — 111th Congress: Fairness in Admiralty and Maritime Law Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3600
“S. 3600 — 111th Congress: Fairness in Admiralty and Maritime Law Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3600>
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