S. 143: United States Merchant Marine Academy Improvements Act of 2015

A bill to allow for improvements to the United States Merchant Marine Academy and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jan 9, 2015


Passed Senate on Jul 9, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on July 9, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.


Roger Wicker

Junior Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2015
Length: 6 pages


3% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jan 9, 2015

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Feb 26, 2015
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 9, 2015
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 143 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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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