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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Fishing Vessel Safety and Environmental Compliance Act of 1991

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 to authorize use of amounts in capital construction funds for compliance with fishing vessel safety, environmental, seafood wholesomeness, and other requirements.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/06/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
03/26/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
03/26/1991Referred to the Subcommittee On Merchant Marine.
Action By: Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
03/26/1991Executive Comment Requested from Commerce, DOT, Treasury.
03/06/1991Referred to the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/06/1991Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large]* 03/06/1991

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries03/06/1991 Referred to
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment03/26/1991 Referred to
House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Merchant Marine03/26/1991 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/06/1991)

Fishing Vessel Safety and Environmental Compliance Act of 1991 - Amends the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to allow the use of amounts in capital construction funds for purchasing equipment or modifying a qualified vessel to comply with: (1) requirements under the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Act; (2) Federal environmental laws; or (3) laws and regulations, including those relating to fishing vessel safety and the wholesomeness of seafood. Allows existing capital construction fund agreements to be amended on request to authorize such uses.