Summary: H.R.1517 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1517. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/30/1993)

Extends coverage under the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to certain foreign vessels which: (1) regularly engage in transporting passengers from and to a place in the United States, with or without intervening stops at foreign ports, including a vessel regularly engaged in transporting passengers only from or to a place in the United States if such transport is so arranged for the purposes of avoiding certain consequences that would otherwise result; (2) (if nonliners) regularly engage in transporting cargo in the foreign trade of the United States; and (3) produce or process goods or services for sale or distribution in the United States, and a vessel that engages in transporting cargo between vessels in international waters and a vessel, port, or place in the United States regardless of the vessel's ownership or control. Excludes any such vessel that can demonstrate that citizens of the country of registry: (1) compose at least one-half of the crew; and (2) hold legal title and beneficial ownership and control.