H.R. 1494 (113th): Blue Water Navy Ship Accountability Act


Apr 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Gibson

Representative for New York's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the operation of certain ships during the Vietnam Era, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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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Apr 11, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (30D, 12R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4435 (Related)
Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 2014

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