H.R.581 - To convey certain submerged lands to the Government of the Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] (Introduced 02/09/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||02/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.581 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2011)
Conveys to the U.S. Virgin Islands specified submerged lands in the area between the island of Saint Croix and the islands of Saint Thomas and Saint John.
States that for purposes of U.S. laws, and except as otherwise provided by international law or any international agreement in force for the United States, the territorial waters of the U.S. Virgin Islands shall consist of all waters in the belt of the seas measured from the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast which is in direct contact with the open sea and the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters, and extending seaward a distance of nine miles.