A bill to establish a Federal advisory committee to provide policy recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation on positioning the United States to take advantage of emerging opportunities for Arctic maritime transportation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2020
Length: 16 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on December 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 5, 2019
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Dec 11, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 16, 2020
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 2786 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2786. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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