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S. 593: Alaska Tourism Restoration Act

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A bill to restrict the imposition by the Secretary of Homeland Security of fines, penalties, duties, or tariffs applicable only to coastwise voyages, or prohibit otherwise qualified non-United States citizens from serving as crew, on specified vessels transporting passengers between the State of Washington and the State of Alaska, to address a Canadian cruise ship ban and the extraordinary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Alaskan communities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2021
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 1318: Alaska Tourism Restoration Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 24, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 4, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 28, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 13, 2021
 
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.

S. 593 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 593. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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