S. 1717: A bill 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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Jul 8, 2015


Reported by Committee on Jun 29, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 29, 2016.


Sherrod Brown

Senior Senator from Ohio



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Jul 8, 2015

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Jun 29, 2016
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