S. 2279 (112th): R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Preservation Act of 2012

A bill to amend the R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Act of 1986 to provide additional protection for the R.M.S. Titanic and its wreck site, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 36 pages


Mar 29, 2012

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Jul 31, 2012
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S. 2279 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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