Summary: H.R.11861 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (08/25/1978)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries with amendment, H. Rept. 95-1524)

Amends the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 to require the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Navy: (1) to meet at least quarterly with representatives of the maritime industry; and (2) to submit an annual report to the President and Congress concerning their activities and recommendations regarding national defense.