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S. 763 (115th): Surface and Maritime Transportation Security Act

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A bill to improve surface and maritime transportation security.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017
Length: 90 pages
Introduced
Mar 29, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thune Reintroduces Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Mar 30, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 763 will add $2.5 billion in new spending through 2027.

History

Mar 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 25, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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S. 763 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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