H.R.1147 - Maritime Lien Reform Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 03/13/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1147 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/2013)
Maritime Lien Reform Act - Bars specified federal shipping laws related to maritime liability from: (1) establishing maritime liens on state or federal fishing permits (authorizing a person or use of a vessel to engage in fishing), and (2) authorizing civil actions to enforce maritime liens on such permits.
Specifies that a "fishing permit" is governed solely by the state or federal law under which it was issued and is not included in the whole or as an appurtenance or intangible of a vessel.