Bill Sponsor
House Bill 1836
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Ocean Shipping Reform Implementation Act of 2023
Active
Active
Passed House on Mar 21, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 28, 2023
Latest Action
Mar 22, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1836
Congress
118
Policy Area
Transportation and Public Works
Transportation and Public Works
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of transportation modes and conveyances, including funding and safety matters; Coast Guard; infrastructure development; travel and tourism. Measures concerning water resources and navigation projects may fall under Water Resources Development policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Republican
South Dakota
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Republican
California
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Question
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
98
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Ocean Shipping Reform Implementation Act of 2023

This bill addresses the influence of the Chinese government on the U.S. shipping industry.

Specifically, the bill prohibits port authorities from using LOGINK or any similar Chinese state-affiliated transportation logistics public information platform.

The bill also enhances the Federal Maritime Commission's authority to address market manipulation, including by designating a private vessel based in a nonmarket economy or otherwise anticompetitive country as a controlled carrier. (The commission regulates controlled carriers to ensure that they charge fair market rates for shipping cargo.)

Under the bill, the commission must accept and investigate complaints about potentially unlawful actions by shipping exchanges. (A shipping exchange is a data platform that enables businesses shipping goods to connect with carriers to transport those goods.)

The bill also requires the commission to establish a data standard to help facilitate the voluntary sharing of supply chain data among carriers, port authorities, and other shipping industry stakeholders. This standard must allow users to exchange data (using standardized terms and methods) in real time consistent with industry practices. The commission must also establish standards for price indexes published by shipping exchanges.

The bill also establishes a committee with members representing marine terminal operators and port authorities to advise the commission on competitiveness, reliability, and efficiency in the international ocean freight delivery system.

Text (4)
March 22, 2024
March 21, 2024
September 26, 2023
March 28, 2023
Actions (17)
03/22/2024
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
03/21/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/21/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 24 (Roll no. 98).
03/21/2024
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 24 (Roll no. 98). (text: 3/19/2024 CR H1213-1215)
03/21/2024
Considered as unfinished business.
03/19/2024
At 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.
03/19/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1836.
03/19/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules.
03/19/2024
Mr. Johnson (SD) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/26/2023
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
09/26/2023
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 118-218.
05/23/2023
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 58 - 1.
05/23/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
05/23/2023
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Discharged
03/29/2023
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
03/28/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
03/28/2023
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Jul 9, 2024 6:22:32 PM