US HB2518 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 18 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-06-26 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal years. The bill addresses: (1) training for public safety personnel, (2) service member benefits for Coast Guard personnel, (3) unmanned aircraft systems, and (4) ports and waterways safety. The bill revises or sets forth policies relating to the Coast Guard, including Coast Guard health care professionals; incentive contracts for Coast Guard Yard or Coast Guard industrial establishments; contracting for major acquisition programs; National Security Cutters; Fast Response Cutters; ice trials of icebreaker vessels; vessel operations; numbering for undocumented barges; drawbridges; the alternate safety compliance program; visual distress signals; vessel certification; the land-based enhanced LORAN, positioning, navigation, and timing system; the installation and use of engine cut-off switches on recreational vessels; commercial fishing vessel classification requirements; aids to navigation; maritime domain awareness technologies; towing vessel inspections; and vessel response plans in the Arctic.

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Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017



2017-06-26HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
2017-06-26HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 115-194.
2017-05-24HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2017-05-24HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2017-05-24HouseSubcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Discharged.
2017-05-19HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
2017-05-18HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
2017-05-18HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1129 (Related) 2017-06-05 - An errata sheet on written report No. 115-89 was printed.
HB5515 (Related) 2018-08-13 - Became Public Law No: 115-232.
HR1019 (Similar To) 2018-07-24 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
SB140 (Related) 2018-12-04 - Became Public Law No: 115-282.


Accounting and auditing
Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Advisory bodies
Arctic and polar regions
Civil actions and liability
Coast guard
Congressional oversight
Dams and canals
Department of Homeland Security
Emergency communications systems
First responders and emergency personnel
Government trust funds
Great Lakes
Health personnel
Lakes and rivers
Land transfers
Licensing and registrations
Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
Marine and inland water transportation
Marine pollution
Military personnel and dependents
Military procurement, research, weapons development
Navigation, waterways, harbors
New York State
Oil and gas
Pollution liability
Public contracts and procurement
Solid waste and recycling
Transportation and public works
Transportation employees
Transportation programs funding
Transportation safety and security
User charges and fees
Water quality
Worker safety and health

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