H. R. 3852
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 27, 2017
Ms. Meng (for herself, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Soto, and Mr. Gutiérrez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To permit the waiver of Jones Act requirements for humanitarian relief efforts.
This Act may be cited as the
Humanitarian Disaster Relief Act of 2017.
Jones Act waiver for humanitarian relief efforts
Section 501(b) of title 46, United States Code, is amended by inserting
or humanitarian relief efforts after
national defense in each place it appears.