Summary: H.R.709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/22/2019)

Common Sense Maritime and Consumer Services Protection Act

This bill establishes in the Federal Maritime Commission an Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services to (1) raise public awareness about ocean shipping agreements between carriers, use of ocean transportation intermediaries, and other shipping services; and (2) assist consumers in confidentially resolving disputes and other related matters deemed valuable to the consumer by the Commission.