H.Res. 592 (112th): Recognizing the importance of ports to the economy and national security of the United States.

Mar 20, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Janice Hahn
Representative for California's 36th congressional district
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Mar 20, 2012
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H.Res. 158 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Apr 12, 2013


This resolution was introduced on March 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 20, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 20, 2012

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54 cosponsors (41D, 13R) (show)

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

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Recognizes the importance of ports to the economy and national security of the United States.
Urges the President, federal officials, and other relevant stakeholders to consider this importance in decisionmaking and promote policies that strengthen seaport related infrastructure.
Expresses the House of Representatives' gratitude to the millions of men and women who work at ports across the United States.

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