Congressman Garamendi Introduces the Energizing American Maritime Act

Congressman Garamendi Introduces the Energizing American Maritime Act, with Strong Support from the Domestic Maritime Industry

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced H.R. 6455, his “Energizing American Maritime Act,” which would strengthen our domestic maritime industry. The bill, offered WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced H.R. 6455, his “Energizing American Maritime Act,” which would strengthen our domestic maritime industry. The bill, offered on a bipartisan basis with Rep. John Duncan (R-TN), would require up to 30% of exports of strategic energy assets to travel on U.S.-flagged vessels.on a bipartisan basis with Rep. John Duncan (R-TN), would require up to 30% of exports of strategic energy assets to travel on U.S.-flagged vessels.  READ MORE (PDF)