The Senate Commerce Committee approved the language in S. 1717 today for consideration by the full Senate. That's a big step in the right direction. Below are links to four articles that have already run in today's media.

Senate committee passes plan for Delta Queen to again steam on the Mississippi | Political Fix | stltoday.com

Delta Queen could return to the Mississippi | KSDK.com

Delta Queen closer to cruising after Senate committee vote | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com

Delta Queen closer to cruising after Senate committee vote - WTOP