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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Preservation Act of 2012 - Amends the R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Act of 1986 (the Act) to provide for the scope and applicability of the Act, ... Read more >

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Mar 29, 2012

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Jul 31, 2012
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2279”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 27, 2011

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