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senate Bill S. 3525

Open America's Waters Act

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      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedJune 23rd, 2010

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Open America's Waters Act

Official Title

A bill to repeal the Jones Act restrictions on coastwise trade and for other purposes.


Open America's Waters Act - Directs the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard to issue regulations to: (1) repeal certain (Jones Act) restrictions on the issuance of a coastwise endorsement for a vessel to engage in the coastwise trade; and (2) require a vessel permitted to engage in the coastwise trade to meet appropriate safety and security requirements.

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