Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) introduced legislation to protect passengers when a crime is committed onboard a cruise vessel. The proposal would allow the FBI to delegate authority to local port authorities when a violent crime at sea has occurred.
Click the link to read the text of the bill: California AB 1060 Cruise Ship Bill
Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) authored the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010, which requires the FBI to post cruise ship crime statistics on the U.S. Coast Guard website.
Click the link to read the full text of the law: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010