S. 373: Vessel Incidental Discharge Act


Feb 4, 2015


Reported by Committee on Feb 26, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 26, 2015.


Marco Rubio

Junior Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 70 pages


36% chance of being enacted (details)

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A bill to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel.

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Feb 4, 2015

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Feb 26, 2015
Reported by Committee

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