108-07: Protocol of 1997 Amending MARPOL Convention

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  • Last Action:  - Protocol of 1997 Amending MARPOL Convention

Protocol of 1997 to Amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 thereto (hereinafter the "Protocol of 1997"). The Protocol of 1997, which would add Annex VI, Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships, to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 (hereinafter the "MARPOL Convention"), was signed by the United States on December 22, 1998.

  • Floor Action: May 15, 2003 - Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations by unanimous consent to remove the injunction of secrecy.
  • Committee Action: March 14, 2006 - Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
  • Committee Action: September 29, 2005 - Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 109-324.
  • Floor Action: March 30, 2006 - Reported by Senator Lugar, Committee on Foreign Relations with printed Ex. Rept.109-13 and a resolution of advice and consent to ratification. Executive Calendar No. 12.
  • Floor Action: April 07, 2006 - Considered by Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
  • Floor Action: April 07, 2006 - Treaty moved through its parliamentary stages up to and including presentation of the resolution of advice and consent to ratification.

Approved: April 07, 2006 - Resolution of advice and consent to ratification agreed to in Senate by Division Vote.

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