US HB1237 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 42-7)
Status: Engrossed on June 10 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-06-10 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

COAST Research Act of 2019 Coastal and Ocean Acidification Stressors and Threats Research Act of 2019 This bill addresses the effects of ocean and coastal acidification on marine organisms and ecosystems. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Ocean Acidification Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the ocean acidification grant program of the National Science Foundation. The bill expands those programs, as well as the ocean acidification activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to include efforts to research and monitor the effects of coastal acidification.

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Title

COAST Research Act of 2019 Coastal and Ocean Acidification Stressors and Threats Research Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-10SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
2019-06-05HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-06-05HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4318-4320)
2019-06-05HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1237.
2019-06-05HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4318-4325)
2019-06-05HouseMs. Johnson (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-05-28HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 61.
2019-05-28HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 116-86.
2019-05-01HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-05-01HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-04-09HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
2019-04-09HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-02-14HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
2019-02-14HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
2019-02-14HouseIntroduced in House

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