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Amending the Merchant Marine Act as applied to the Virgin Islands.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine, Radio, and Fisheries

Amending the Merchant Marine Act as applied to the Virgin Islands.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine, Radio, and Fisheries

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime law,
  • Virgin Islands of the United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExtending coastwise laws to Virgin Islands
    SeriesH.rp.1616
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16166553M

      James Weakley talked about the Merchant Marine Act of , also known as the Jones Act, and its application to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. an act to provide for the investigation of marine casualties, the publication of reports on the investigation of marine casualties, the conducting of inquiries into marine casualties, the repeal of certain provisions of the merchant shipping act, , relating to marine casualties, the amendment of the merchant shipping act, , in relation to the regulation and use of .

    The Merchant Marine Act of , also known as the Jones Act, was meant to save the merchant marine industry by requiring ships that plied American waters to .   This article illustrates the situation pretty well and describes the actual costs differentials that affect Hawaii: Shipping fees: Federal law increases transport costs tenfold.

      (Source: "Maritime Transportation Security Act of ," Government Printing Office, 5 November ) [th Congress Public Law ] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [DOCID: f:publ] [[Page ]] MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ACT OF [[Page STAT. ]] Public Law th Congress An .   The law, originally enacted 97 years ago by Senator Wesley L. Jones of Washington State under section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of , focused on: Increased growth of American marine commerce.


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Amending the Merchant Marine Act as applied to the Virgin Islands by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine, Radio, and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

Application of US Coastal Laws to Virgin Islands. Briefing Paper for Senior Plenary Session of the Interagency Group on Insular Areas.

March 1, Merchant Marine Act of Placed VI Outside US Custom Zone: The Merchant Marine Act of also knows as the Jones Act excluded the Virgin Islands from the application of all US coastal Size: 15KB.

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waters and between U.S. ports. Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act is known as the Jones Act and deals with cabotage (coastwise trade) and requires that all Enacted by: the 66th United States Congress.

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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 before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

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Full text of "The Merchant Marine Act of THE MERCHANT MARINE ACT OF 93 methods and unjust discriminations upon the part of foreign shipping against our shipping and our commerce and provides that if the board determines that any person has violated any of the provisions of section 20 and is a party to combinations, agreements or.

This Act is called the “Merchant Marine Promotion Act, B.E. ()”. Section 2 This Act shall come into force as from the day following the date of its publication in the Government Gazette Section 3 The Announcement of the Revolutionary Party No.dated the 20th September B.E.shall be repealed.

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Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of Establishes in the Treasury the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund from which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is to make one payment of $25, to each individual who, between December 7,and Decemwas a documented member of the U.S.

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VIRGIN ISLANDS MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT, ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION PART I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title and commencement 2. Interpretation PART II REGISTRATION OF SHIPS Registration 3. Virgin Islands ship 4. Qualifications for owning a Virgin Islands ship 5.

Entitlement of ship to be registered under this Act 6. 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.

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. 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'.

(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 Puerto Rico crisis has fueled criticism of the Jones Act, which bars foreign shippers from plying routes between U.S. ports. Economists may say that the restrictions distort market forces, but Author: Loren Thompson.

“The purpose of this section [enacting this section, amending section 26 of this title and section of Ti Appendix, and enacting provisions set out as a note above] is to coordinate the application of the Internal Revenue Code of with the capital construction program under the Merchant Marine Act, [see 46 U.S.C.

The Jones Act is the backbone of America’s merchant marine and a solid foundation upon which to build and expand the U.S.

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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.In the merchant shipping act (søloven), cf.

consolidated act no. of 1 Julyas amended by inter alia act no. of 24 Junesection 13 of act no. of 20 December and section 1 of act no. of 21 March and most recently by section 1 of act no. of 23 Decemberthe following amendments shall be made: 1.