Legislature(2021 - 2022)
2021-03-29 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2021-03-29 House Journal Page 0474 SJR 9 The following was read the second time: CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 9(L&C) Urging the United States Congress to exempt cruise ships from certain provisions of the Passenger Vessel Services Act and other applicable provisions of federal law for the period during which Canadian ports are closed to cruise ships carrying more than 100 people; and urging the President of the United States not to fine or take actions against cruise ships sailing to the state. with the: Journal Page TRA RPT 7DP 412 FN1: ZERO(S.TRA) 412 Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Eastman: Page 1, lines 4 - 5 (title amendment): Delete "; and urging the President of the United States not to fine or take actions against cruise ships sailing to the state" Page 2, lines 14 - 15: Delete all material and insert: "WHEREAS 46 U.S.C. 55103 (Passenger Vessel Services Act) requires that certain passenger vessels that sail from United States ports must visit a foreign port before returning to a port in the United States; and WHEREAS an exemption of cruise ships from the requirement of visiting a foreign port would help mitigate continued job and revenue loss and provide relief to an industry with an economic impact that spans across every region of the state and employs people from Ketchikan to Nome; and" 2021-03-29 House Journal Page 0475 Page 2, line 25: Delete "; and be it" Insert "." Page 2, lines 26 - 30: Delete all material. Representative Eastman moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. Representative Hannan objected. The Speaker stated that, without objection, CSSJR 9(L&C) would be held in second reading with Amendment No. 1 moved and pending to the March 31 calendar.