Congress   115
     
Bill #   S1561
     
Sponsor   Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ]
     
Title   Open America's Waters Act of 2017
     
Date Introduced 07/13/2017
   
Policy Issue Ocean and Coastal Management
   
Description Summary A bill to repeal the Jones Act restrictions on coastwise trade, and for other purposes. The Jones Act is the familiar name of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is among the laws regulating maritime commerce.
   
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Date of Action 07/13/2017
   
Latest Action Introduced in Senate. Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
   

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