H.R. 1248: To amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials.

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Mar 4, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 4, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 4, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2015
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Mar 4, 2015

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