Amendments to Merchant Marine Act, 1920

report (to accompany S. 1988) by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • Maritime law -- United States,
  • Sewage sludge -- Transportation -- United States.,
  • Merchant marine -- United States

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SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 100-327
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL14284109M

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House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.]. The Merchant Marine Act ofmore commonly known as the Jones Act, 1920 book a law the U.S. Congress passed to protect maritime workers, such as fisherman, off-shore oil rig employees and shipping industry crew was named for Senator Wesley R.

Jones, who was the act’s sponsor. Jun 9, H.R. (th). A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act, Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Aug 4, H.R. (st). To amend the Merchant Marine Act, Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Full text of "The Merchant Marine Act of " please contact [email protected] THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF WESLEY L.

JONES IT. Senator from Washington, Chairman of Commerce Committee THE Merchant Marine Act of is an earnest effort to lay the foundation of a policy that will build up and maintain an adequate American merchant.

AMENDMENTS TO THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF HEARING TH CONGRESS, 2ND SESSION ON S JANU This document is a transcript of a hearing on a Senate bill (S) dealing with proposed amendments to the Merchant Marine Act ofcommonly known as the Jones Act.

- Description: U.S. Code Edition, Title Shipping, Chapter Merchant Marine Act,Sections Call Number/Physical Location Call Number: KF To Amend Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of Hearings On H.R. Oct. 28 and Nov. 3, Wash. [United States.

Congress. House. Merchant] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published 1920 book This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Amendments to the Merchant Marine Act, - Amends the Merchant Marine Act, to authorize and direct the Federal Maritime Commission to make rules and regulations regarding intermodal movements, terminal operations, and other activities integral to shipping.

The Jones Act is the backbone of America’s merchant marine and a solid foundation upon which to build and expand the U.S. merchant marine into the future. The U.S.-flag domestic fleet plays a vital role in sustaining the national maritime infrastructure.

One of the latter is the Merchant Marine Act ofalso known as the Jones Act. It was passed after we had just shipped vast numbers of soldiers and quantities of war material to Europe and back.

Passed inthis act encouraged privatization of railroads and pledged the ICC to ensure their profitability. Merchant Marine Act Passed inthis act authorized the Shipping Board, which controlled about ships, to dispose of hastily built warships.

A number of Federal workers' compensation and related laws are briefly reviewed in Lencsis' book, including the Federal Employers' Liability Act, the Merchant Marine Act ofDeath on the High Seas Act, and General Maritime Law, the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, Extensions of the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers'.

THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF WESLEY L. JONES IT. Senator from Washington, Chairman of Commerce Committee. THE Merchant Marine Act of is an earnest effort to lay the foundation of a policy that will build up and maintain an adequate American merchant marine in competition with the shipping of the world.

Passed in as a United States Federal statute, the Merchant Marine Act regulates maritime commerce in American ports and U.S. waters. Section 27–arguably the most notable provision of the legislation–known as the Jones Act, deals with cabotage (coastal shipping) and imposes requirements for all goods transported by water between American ports.

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In addition, amendments to the Jones Act, known as the Cargo Preference Act (P.L. ), provide permanent legislation for the transportation of waterborne cargoes in U.S.-flag vessels.

The Merchant Marine Act of has been revised a number of times, the most recent and thorough revision was the re-codified version of [2]. The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S.

civilian and federally owned merchant the civilian mariners and the merchant vessels are managed by a combination of the government and private sectors, and engage in commerce or transportation of goods and services in and out of the navigable waters of the United officers: 29, Title United States Code: Merchant Marine Act,46 U.S.C.

§§ () Contributor Names U.S. Congress (Author). Text of the Jones Act Merchant Marine Act of From Title 46 of the U.S. Code SEC. PURPOSE AND POLICY OF UNITED STATES (46 App.

U.S.C. ()). It is necessary for the national defense and for the proper growth of its File Size: 56KB. By definition, the movement of cargo between two points in the United States is governed by Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of (46 U.S.C. § ). The law is generally referred to as the Jones Act in honor of its author, Senator Wesley Jones (R-WA).

(a) All the functions, powers, and duties vested in the former United States Shipping Board by the Shipping Act,the Merchant Marine Act,the Merchant Marine Act,the Intercoastal Shipping Act,and amendments to those Acts, and now vested in the Department of Commerce pursuant to section 12 of the President’s Executive.

The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

Repeal the Merchant Marine Act of (The Jones Act) The people of Puerto Rico are in need of resources to help rebuild its infrastructure but the cost of supplies and the access to direct supplies are being strained with time and financially consuming rules. Congress enacted the Merchant Marine Act of (The Jones Act).

THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF 9I wisely administered, should go a long way toward developing a merchant marine upon a stable basis and lead to a great and permanent expansion of our commerce and the creation of banking facilities and commercial agencies now so much needed.

If our business men are assured of certain, regular and perma. Summary of S - th Congress (): A bill to amend the Merchant Marine Act,and for other purposs. The Merchant Marine Act ofknown as the Jones Act, is a federal statute establishing support for the development and maintenance of a merchant marine in order to support commercial activity and serve as a naval auxiliary in times of war or national emergency (See 46 USC § ).

The statute, among other things, requires shipping between US ports to be. Remove the Merchant Marine Act of (JONES ACT) As many have already heard and have seen Puerto Rico was hit by a Category 4 hurricane on the 19 Sept.

called Maria a week earlier Hurricane Irma also briefly struck the Island. The Hurricane has nearly destroyed the infrastructure of Puerto Rico putting its million inhabitants in peril.

The Jones Act is Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act ofwhich provided for the maintenance of the American merchant marine. Understanding the Jones : Will Kenton. Congress enacted the Merchant Marine Act ofa.k.a. the Jones Act, to ensure that the country maintained a shipbuilding industry and seafaring labor force.

Section 27 of this law decreed that Author: Nelson A. Denis.