H.R.4899: Sail Only if Scanned Act of 2006

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced March 8, 2006
  • Latest Major Action March 14, 2006

Bill Summary

Sail Only if Scanned Act of 2006 - Amends federal shipping law to to authorize an ocean shipping container to enter the United States, either directly or via a foreign port, only if the container is scanned with equipment, and secured with a seal, that meets certain standards before it is loaded on the vessel for shipment to the United States.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity.
March 8, 2006

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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