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Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2009
Length: 44 pages
A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to establish requirements to ensure the security and safety of passengers and crew on cruise vessels, and for other purposes.
9/8/2009--Reported to Senate amended.Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2009 - Delineates passenger vessel security and safety requirements concerning:(1) vessel design, equipment, construction, and retrofitting;(2) video surveillance to monitor ... Read more >
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Last Action: Jun 26, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 588 — 111th Congress: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s588
“S. 588 — 111th Congress: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s588>
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