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H.R.1073: Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 12, 2013
Latest Major Action May 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2013 - Title I: Safety of Maritime Navigation - (Sec. 101) Amends the federal criminal code to provide that existing prohibitions against conduct that endangers the safe navigation of a ship: (1) shall apply to conduct that is committed against or on board a U.S. vessel or a vessel subject to U.S. jurisdiction, in U.S. territorial seas, or by a U.S. corporation or legal entity; and (2) shall not apply to activities of armed forces during an armed conflict or in the exercise of official duties.

Sets forth procedures regarding the delivery of a person who is suspected of committing a maritime navigation or fixed platform offense to the authorities of a country that is a party to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 21, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
May 20, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 20, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 3 (Roll no. 162). (text: CR H2781-2784)

May 20, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2786-2787)
May 20, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 20, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1073.
May 20, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2781-2785)
May 20, 2013 Mr. Collins (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 20, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 60.
May 20, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-85.
March 14, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 14, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 14, 2013 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
March 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.