S.1496 - Ethical Shipping Inspections Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit the delegation by the United States of inspection, certification, and related services to a foreign classification society that provides comparable services to Iran, North Korea, North Sudan, or Syria, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit the delegation by the United States of inspection, certification, and related services to a foreign classification society that provides comparable services to Iran, North Korea, North Sudan, or Syria, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Ethical Shipping Inspections Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Ethical Shipping Inspections Act of 2011 - Amends federal shipping inspection laws to prohibit the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating from delegating (and to require revocation of an existing delegation of) certain inspection, certification, and related servic

Official Summary

Ethical Shipping Inspections Act of 2011 - Amends federal shipping inspection laws to prohibit the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating from delegating (and to require revocation of an existing delegation of) certain inspection, certification, and related services to a foreign classification society if the Secretary of State determines that such society provides comparable services:
(1) in Iran, North Korea, North Sudan, or Syria; or
(2) for the government of such countries.

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