S. 1509, The Great Lakes Short Sea Shipping Enhancement Act of 2009
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S. 1509 would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from the harbor maintenance tax certain commercial cargo loaded or unloaded at United States ports in the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System.
Great Lakes Short Sea Shipping Enhancement Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the harbor maintenance tax commercial cargo (other than bulk cargo) loaded or unloaded at U.S. ports in the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System. Defines the "Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System" as the waterway between Duluth, Minnesota and Sept. Iles, Quebec, Canada, encompassing the five Great Lakes, their connecting channels, and the Saint Lawrence River.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 7/23/2009: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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