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USSB3580PassRevises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-146. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8056Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to assess technology needs along the maritime border and develop a strategy for bridging such gaps, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-14
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB7776Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, flood control, navigation, or ecosystem restoration, such as shoreline restoration. In ad...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399.
USHB7890Intro
25%
To prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB4304Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHCR92Intro
25%
Declaring a state of emergency due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in order to establish a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements of section 55305 of title 46, United States Code.
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2022-05-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4008Intro
25%
Provides support for restaurants and other businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides additional funding for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide grants to support the ongoing operations of eligible re...
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2022-05-19
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 192. (CR S2614)
USHB5706Engross
50%
Establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including passenger airlines and vessels, buses, commuter and intercity passen...
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2022-05-16
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHR1106Intro
25%
Expressing support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its member states, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to continue to remain a strong, reliable, and acti...
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2022-05-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR616Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR38Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements for the transport of equipment, materials, or commo...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSCR37Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements. Such requirements apply to cargoes that are transp...
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2022-05-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3113PassDirects the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to jointly develop and adopt interagency standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability among federal databases for the collection and disseminat...
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2022-04-29
Became Public Law No: 117-114. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR72Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the rule issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on February 3, 2021, that requires the use of face masks on planes, trains, buses, and other public conveyances and at transportation hubs to prevent th...
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2022-04-27
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Mast. Petition No: 117-14.
USSB4075Intro
25%
A bill to prevent money laundering, the financing of terrorism, or other forms of illicit finance through United States real estate and vehicle transactions, including by Russian oligarchs, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7477Intro
25%
Excludes from income taxation grants to assist providers of transportation services affected by COVID-19.
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2022-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7343Intro
25%
Exempts certain vessels transporting crude oil or petroleum products from vessel documentation requirements as well as coastwise endorsement requirements. Specifically, the bill authorizes a vessel certificate of documentation (i.e., registration) to...
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2022-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3262Intro
25%
A bill to improve the efficient movement of freight at ports in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB7171Intro
25%
Exempts certain vessels transporting methane or refrigerated liquid (commonly known as liquefied natural gas or LNG) from vessel documentation requirements as well as coastwise endorsement requirements. Specifically, the bill authorizes a vessel cert...
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2022-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR994Intro
25%
Recognizing and reaffirming the strong relationship between the United States and the Pacific Islands.
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2022-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3114Intro
25%
Establishes a conclusive presumption that certain workers diagnosed with COVID-19 are entitled to workers' compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). It also provides funding to reimburse employers for cos...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
USSJR37Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the rule issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on February 3, 2021, that requires the use of face masks on planes, trains, buses, and other public conveyances and at transportation hubs to prevent th...
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2022-03-15
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 40. Record Vote Number: 81. (text: CR S1171)
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6974Intro
25%
To amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt certain vessels transporting crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, and liquified natural gas between a port in Hawaii and another port in the United States from Jones Act vessel requirements for th...
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB2299Engross
50%
Expands age requirements for the Student Incentive Payments Program, which provides financial support to cadets who attend one of six state maritime academies and commit to a post-graduation service obligation. Specifically, the bill expands the elig...
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2022-03-08
Held at the desk.
USHB6890Intro
25%
To prohibit Russian vessels from operating in the navigable waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB6882Intro
25%
To amend title 46, United States Code, to include certain passenger ferries as eligible and qualified vessels under Capital Construction Funds, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB904Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to jointly develop and adopt interagency standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability among federal databases for the collection and disseminat...
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2022-02-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
USHB6831Intro
25%
To require the Commandant of the Coast Guard to issue regulations for amphibious passenger vessels operating in waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB6803Intro
25%
To amend the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act to revise the authority for voyages deemed to have made a stop in a port or place of Canada and deemed a foreign voyage for the purposes of the law of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSR519Intro
25%
This resolution commends the courage, resolve, and restraint shown by the Ukrainian people in their pursuit of sovereignty and democracy and reaffirms unwavering U.S. support for a secure, democratic, and independent Ukraine. It also condemns Russia'...
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2022-02-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S800; text: CR S791-792)
USSB3683Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act to revise the authority for voyages deemed to have made a stop in a port or place of Canada and deemed a foreign voyage for the purposes of the law of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB140Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, it expands requirements related to a study of the scientific workforce in areas of oceanic and atmospheric research and development. For e...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-74.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB46Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.
USSB1995Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and modifies use of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which provides funding for several things, including fisheries conservation and management, water and boating infrastructure, and recreational boating ...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USSB576Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Coast Guard to conduct icebreaking operations in the Great Lakes in accordance with specific performance standards. Specifically, the Coast Guard must keep channels and harbors in the Great Lakes open to navigation not less than 90% ...
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2021-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 197.
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USHB6257Intro
25%
Prohibits executive branch agencies and private entities from imposing a vaccine mandate against COVID-19 on individuals traveling within the United States on commercial public or private transportation, including air, rail, commercial motor vehicles...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4996Engross
50%
Revises provisions related to ocean shipping policies and is designed to support the growth and development of U.S. exports and promote reciprocal trade in the common carriage of goods by water in the foreign commerce of the United States. Among othe...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6158Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to study and report on the challenges posed by the emergence of Chinese militia fleets in the South China Sea.
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2021-12-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB2923Engross
50%
A bill to improve the Fishery Resource Disaster Relief program of the National Marine Fisheries Service, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB3224Intro
25%
Directs the Maritime Administration to establish a program to provide grants to certain owners of cargo vessels to cover toll costs associated with rerouting cargo vessels from ports along the western seaboard of the United States through the Panama ...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4690Intro
25%
Sets forth and revises various provisions relating to fisheries conservation and management, including to increase the adaptive capacity of fishery management to the impacts of climate change, implement working waterfront plans, establish an innovati...
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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5925Intro
25%
Directs the Maritime Administration to establish a program to provide grants to certain owners of cargo vessels to cover toll costs associated with rerouting cargo vessels from ports along the western seaboard of the United States through the Panama ...
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2021-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB2923Intro
25%
Authorizes an alien crewman to obtain a permit to land in the United States for up to 180 days if, during this period, the crewman will perform ship-to-ship liquid cargo transfer operations involving a vessel engaged in foreign trade. Currently, an a...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3373Intro
25%
Requires various actions and programs related to the Oceania region, which includes Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires the Department of State to take actions in the region to develop a program to strengthen resi...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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