S.RES.183: A resolution commemorating the relaunching of the 172-year-old Charles W. Morgan by Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 11 (7 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced June 24, 2013
Latest Major Action July 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Commemorates the relaunching of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan and commends the staff, volunteers, and trustees of Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea for their efforts to preserve and protect the maritime heritage of the United States.

Supports the Museum's plan to reinterpret the Charles W. Morgan as a vessel of scientific and educational exploration.

Recognizes the Charles W. Morgan as the "Ambassador to Whales," dedicated to advancing the public's understanding of species conservation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 17, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
July 17, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5757-5758)
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5027)