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SB 614: Cruise Ships (2009)


Senate Bill 614 clarifies and extends certain provisions of the Clean Coast Act, which prohibits commercial vessels from discharging certain types of waste into California waters. SB 614 also extends requirements that a vessel owner or operator to notify the State if sewage is released into marine waters of the state or a marine sanctuary.

Final Status and Text

SB 614 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 614

08/25/2010 - Simitian Welcomes EPA's 'No Discharge' Ruling for Ships

08/24/2010 - Ban on sewage dumping along California coast to get federal teeth

12/31/2009 - New year bringing new laws