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Senator Simitian Presents SB 1582 (Ocean Rangers on Cruise Vessels) in Committee

Monday, April 21, 2008

Senator Simitian presents his SB 1582 for a vote in the Senate Public Safety Committee. Ken Carver, president of International Cruise Victims, and Laurie Dishman, victim of a sexual assault aboard a cruise ship, speak on behalf of the bill. SB 1582 would require all cruise ships entering or exiting a California port to have on board a sworn peace officer who could enforce both public safety and environmental laws.