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Calendar No. 232

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1894


To exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the “Jones Act”).


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 28, 2017

Mr. McCain (for himself, Mr. Lee, Mr. Lankford, and Mr. Flake) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

October 2, 2017

Read the second time and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the “Jones Act”).

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Exceptions to application of coastwise laws for Puerto Rico.

Section 55101(b) of title 46, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) as paragraphs (2), (3), and (4), respectively; and

(2) by inserting before paragraph (2), as redesignated, the following:

“(1) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;”.


Calendar No. 232

115th CONGRESS
     1st Session
S. 1894

A BILL
To exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the “Jones Act”).

October 2, 2017
Read the second time and placed on the calendar