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S. 3580 (117th): Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, with respect to prohibited acts by ocean common carriers or marine terminal operators, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2022
Length: 15 pages
Feb 3, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 16, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 16, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-146

30 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 15 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3262: FREIGHT Act

Ordered Reported on Mar 22, 2022. 99% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 3, 2022

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Mar 22, 2022
Ordered Reported

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Mar 31, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 10, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jun 13, 2022
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 16, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3580 (117th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3580. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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