S. 89: 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 and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 10, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate on Apr 3, 2017

This bill passed in the Senate on April 3, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Claire McCaskill

Senior Senator from Missouri

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Mar 21, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Apr 3, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 89 is 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.

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