H.R. 802 - Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007

Transportation. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
Marpol 73/78 is the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978. The regulations in Annex VI set limits on sulphur oxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from ship exhausts and prohibit deliberate emissions of ozone depleting substances. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on June 26, 2008.

Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007

H.R. 802 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
Marpol 73/78 is the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978. The regulations in Annex VI set limits on sulphur oxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from ship exhausts and prohibit deliberate emissions of ozone depleting substances. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Act to Prevent Pollution from ships to implement MARPOL Annex VI.
Other Titles
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2007
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008
  • Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008
  • To amend the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships to implement MARPOL Annex VI.
Sponsor
James Oberstar
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation
  • Administrative procedure
  • Air pollution
  • Air pollution control
  • Antarctic regions
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Diesel motor
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental law enforcement
  • Environmental protection
  • Executive departments
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Foreign policy
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Hazardous substances
  • Health policy
  • International affairs
  • International agencies
  • International environmental cooperation
  • Law
  • Licenses
  • Marine engines
  • Marine pollution
  • Marine resources
  • Marine terminals
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Merchant ships
  • Nitrogen oxides
  • Ozone layer depletion
  • Public health
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ships
  • Solid wastes
  • Standards
  • Tankers
  • Territorial waters
  • Transboundary pollution
  • Treaties
  • Waste disposal in rivers, lakes, etc.
  • Waste disposal in the ocean
  • Water pollution
  • Water pollution control
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/05/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House3/26/2007
    Passed Senate6/26/2008
    Signed by President7/21/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 802 Maritime Pollution Prevention Act - Under Suspension of the Rules3/26/2007This bill PASSED the House
    359 voted YES 48 voted NO 26 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.6/26/2008PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/05/2007
    2/05/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E257-258)
    2/05/2007Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/07/2007Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
    2/07/2007Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    3/21/2007Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 110-54.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/21/2007Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 25.
    3/26/2007Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    3/26/2007DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 802.
    3/26/2007Considered under suspension of the rules.
    3/26/2007At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    3/26/2007Considered as unfinished business.
    3/26/2007The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage3/26/2007On Passage - House - H.R. 802 Maritime Pollution Prevention Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
    3/27/2007Received in the Senate.
    3/28/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/24/2008Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    6/23/2008Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Inouye with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 110-394.
    Put on a legislative calendar6/23/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 828.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/26/2008Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    6/27/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President7/08/2008Cleared for White House.
    7/08/2008Mr. Oberstar moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
    7/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 802.
    7/08/2008On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
    Presented to President7/10/2008Presented to President.
    Enacted7/21/2008Became Public Law No: 110-280.
    Signed7/21/2008Signed by President.
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    Average contributions given to Senators from Sea transport, which…

    supported this bill

    Sea transport [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    $4,623
    YES$4,623
    $0
    NO$0
    0 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed

    Organizations that took a position on
    Maritime Pollution Prevention Act of 2008: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

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    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Sea transport interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$5,250$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,250$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$12,500$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$15,450$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$500$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$250$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,600$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$700$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$2,500$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$5,500$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,750$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$16,900$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$4,000$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,600$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,000$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,000$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$2,800$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$17,550$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$13,000$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$40,850$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,000$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$1,250$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$250$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$4,600$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$5,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$65,200$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$42,750$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,750$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$500$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$400$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$2,750$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$-2,000$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$13,500$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$6,000$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$2,000$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$10,850$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$23,500$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$250$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$83,126$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$1,000$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$6,200$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$5,250$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,000$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,250$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$12,500$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$15,450$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$500$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$250$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,600$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$700$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$2,500$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$5,500$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,750$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$16,900$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$4,000$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,600$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,000$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,000$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$2,500$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$2,800$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$17,550$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,000$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$13,000$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$40,850$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,000$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$1,250$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$250$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$4,600$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$5,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,000$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$65,200$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$42,750$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,750$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$500$0Yes
    Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$400$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$2,750$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$-2,000$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$13,500$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$6,000$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$2,000$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$10,850$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$23,500$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$250$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$83,126$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$1,000$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$6,200$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Sea transport$462,326

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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