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S.2076: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||transportation and public works|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||John Boozman, R-Ark.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 4, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 3, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act - Amends federal shipping law to: (1) expand the membership of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, and (2) specify requirements for the presidential appointees.
Authorizes certain Board members to designate another individual to serve as a substitute member of the Board, on a temporary basis, to attend or participate in any activity the Board member is unable to attend or participate in. Prescribes requirements for designated substitute Board members.
Requires the Board to select biennially from among its members a member of the House of Representatives or a Senator to serve as Board Chairperson.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to select a Designated Federal Officer to support the performance of the Board's functions.
Directs the Board to report annually to the President on its actions, views, and recommendations with respect to the Academy.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 3, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.|
|July 3, 2014||Received in the House.|
|June 30, 2014||Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
|June 26, 2014||Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S4188-4189)|
|June 26, 2014||Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4188-4189)|
|May 14, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 375.|
|May 14, 2014||Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller without amendment. With written report No. 113-158.|
|April 9, 2014||Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.|
|March 4, 2014||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|