S.542 - Maritime Lien Reform Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 03/13/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||03/13/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.542 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/13/2013)
Maritime Lien Reform Act of 2013 - Bars specified federal shipping laws related to maritime liability from: (1) establishing maritime liens on state or federal fishing licenses (authorizing a person or use of a vessel to engage in fishing), and (2) authorizing civil actions to enforce maritime liens on such licenses.
Specifies that a "fishing license" 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.