H.R. 2460 (112th): Creating and Restoring U.S. Investment and Stimulating Employment Act

Introduced:
Jul 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Blake Farenthold
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 08, 2011
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 08, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend title 46, United States Code, to allow operation of foreign-flag cruise ships in the coastwise trade of the United States.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

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7/8/2011--Introduced.
Creating and Restoring U.S. Investment and Stimulating Employment Act - Exempts from certain provisions limiting the transportation of passengers by a passenger vessel between U.S. coastwise trading ports or places those voyages: (1) that are over 24 hours in duration, (2) that are at least partly on the high seas, and (3) in which passengers embark or disembark in the United States (including any U.S. commonwealth or territory).
Excludes from the existing definition of "passenger vessel": (1) public vessels, (2) vessels owned or operated by a state or local government, or (3) vessels used on a regular schedule to provide transportation only between particular places and to transport only passengers or vehicles or railroad cars used in transporting passengers or goods.

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