Summary: S.46 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (08/01/1983)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Amends Federal law to recodify, consolidate, and revise specified shipping and related marine provisions administered by the Coast Guard.

Reorganizes existing law with respect to: (1) the operation, inspection, and regulation of passenger, cargo, animal transport, and recreational vessels; (2) marine casualties and accidents; (3) licenses, certificates and merchant mariners' documents; (4) the manning of vessels; and (5) merchant seamen, their protection and relief.

Repeals specified laws and eliminates obsolete statutes.