S. 1759 (112th): America’s Cup Act of 2011

Introduced:
Oct 20, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
See Instead:

H.R. 3321 (same title)
Signed by the President — Nov 29, 2011

Sponsor
Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Nov 03, 2011
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3270 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 27, 2011

H.R. 3321 (Related)
America’s Cup Act of 2011

Signed by the President
Nov 29, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 3, 2011 but was never passed by the House.

Progress
Introduced Oct 20, 2011
Referred to Committee Oct 20, 2011
Reported by Committee Nov 02, 2011
Passed Senate Nov 03, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to facilitate the hosting in the United States of the 34th America's Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in activities related to the competition.

Summary

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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11/3/2011--Passed Senate amended.
America's Cup Act of 2011 - Authorizes vessels operating in preparation for, or in connection with, the 34th America's Cup competition, that have been certified by the Administrator of the Maritime Administration to be eligible vessels, to position competing vessels and transport individuals, equipment, and supplies utilized for the staging, operations, or broadcast of the competition from and around U.S. ports.
Deems such an eligibility certification to be conclusive evidence to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the qualification of a vessel to participate in the competition.
Subjects any vessel participating in the 34th America's Cup as a competing or supporting vessel that has not received an eligibility certification or that is not in compliance with provisions regarding coastwise endorsement to specified penalties.
Directs the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating to issue a certificate of documentation with a coastwise endorsement limited to the carriage of natural gas for the LNG GEMINI, the LNG LEO, and the LNG VIRGO. Terminates such endorsement if such a vessel's owner on the date of enactment of this Act sells it to a person who is not related by ownership or control.
Declares that a vessel transported in Dry Dock #2 (Alaska registration AIDEA FDD-2) is not merchandise for purposes of requirements applicable to transporting merchandise between points in the United States to which the coastwise laws apply if, during such transportation, Dry Dock #2 remains connected by a utility or other connecting line to pier side moorage located in Ketchikan, Alaska.

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