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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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 8, 2015

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Sherrod Brown

Senior Senator from Ohio

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jul 8, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 29, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1717 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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