S. 3537 (112th): Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012


Sep 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senior Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require all recreational vessels to have and post passenger capacity limits and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2012--Introduced.Boating Capacity Standards Act of 2012 - Directs the Commandant of the Coast Guard to: (1) establish maximum passenger capacity and maximum weight capacity standards for recreational vessels, and (2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3537”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 2774 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Aug 1, 2014

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