[Sca-cooks] Looking for help in Fla

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 03:36:31 PDT 2010

And one would think that they could suspend that law for the duration of
this emergency...or so it would seem to me...or make the suspension specific
to this situation.  I just fret that things are moving so slowly and we're
into hurricane season, which could make the situation even worse!


On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:

<much snippage>

> There has been some mention of the Jones Act being in the way.  This act
> limits the use of foreign crews inside three miles of the U.S. Coast and,
> IIRC, requires ships with foreign crews to make a non-US port of call
> between dockings in the US.  The administration is in the process of getting
> a legal waiver of the Act for this emergency, but it really doesn't effect
> efforts on the high seas.
> Bear
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