A) It requires goods shipped between U.S. ports to be transported on s
A) It requires goods shipped between U.S. ports to be transported on ships that are built, owned, and operated by United States citizens or permanent residents.
B) The Jones Act is a federal law that regulates maritime commerce in the United States.
C) It also provides sailors with additional rights, including the ability to seek damages from the crew, captain, or ship owner in the case of injury.
D) It focuses on issues related to maritime commerce, including cabotage, which is the transport of people or goods between ports in the same country.
Right Answer is: B
The first statement should be sentence B as it introduces the theme of the passage i.e. ‘The Jones Act’. Out of the given options, only option B contains B as the starting sentence, thereby, making it the correct answer.