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A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials and for other purposes.

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Claire McCaskill

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Civil actions and liability Fires Marine and inland water transportation Transportation employees Transportation safety and security Worker safety and health

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  • Held at the desk.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Received in the House.
    Source: House floor actions
  • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Source: Senate
  • Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 12. Record Vote Number: 102.
    Source: Senate
  • Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2159-2163, S2164-2168)
    Source: Senate
  • Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 18.
    Source: Senate
  • Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. With written report No. 115-5.
    Source: Senate
  • Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    Source: Senate
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    Source: Senate