H.R.6170: SEAS Act

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Bill Summary

Saving Essential American Sailors Act or SEAS Act - Amends the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to repeal the Act's repeal of the agricultural export requirements that: (1) 25% of the gross tonnage of certain agricultural commodities or their products exported each fiscal year be transported on U.S. commercial vessels, and (2) the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) finance any increased ocean freight charges incurred...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Armed Services
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
July 24, 2012

Introduced in the House by Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.)

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