S.46 - An act to revise, consolidate, and enact certain laws related to vessels and seamen as subtitle II of title 46, United States Code, "Shipping".98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Packwood, Bob [R-OR] (Introduced 01/26/1983)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 98-56; H.Rept 98-338|
|Latest Action:||08/26/1983 Became Public Law No: 98-89. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.46 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (08/01/1983)
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.