New Cosponsor — Jun 18, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX35]
The bill now has 42 cosponsors (30 Democrats, 12 Republicans).
Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the operation of certain ships during the Vietnam Era, and for other purposes.
4/11/2013--Introduced.Blue Water Navy Ship Accountability Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to:(1) review the logs of each Navy ship known to have operated in the waters near Vietnam ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1494 — 113th Congress: Blue Water Navy Ship Accountability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1494
“H.R. 1494 — 113th Congress: Blue Water Navy Ship Accountability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1494>
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