• Significant Maritime Provisions in U.S. Defense Authorization Legislation
  • October 5, 2006 | Author: Constantine G. Papavizas
  • Law Firm: Winston & Strawn LLP - Washington Office
  • On September 29-30, the U.S. Congress passed the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007. The 1090 page bill contains a number of provisions of general applicability to the U.S. maritime industry. The bill will become law when signed by President Bush, and the President has not indicated that he will consider vetoing the bill.