US HB3115 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 37-6-1)
Status: Introduced on June 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-26 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Living Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects; and (2) encourage innovation in the use of natural materials to protect coastal communities, habitats, and natural system functions. In awarding grants, NOAA must prioritize projects in areas (1) where a federal disaster has been declared in the past 10 years, or (2) that have a history of coastal erosion or frequent coastal inundation in the past 10 years.

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Living Shorelines Act of 2019



2019-11-26HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
2019-11-26HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-316.
2019-09-25HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
2019-09-25HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-09-25HouseSubcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
2019-07-25HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-06-18HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
2019-06-05HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2019-06-05HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1730 (Same As) 2020-07-22 - Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
HB729 (Related) 2019-12-12 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
HB2 (Related) 2020-07-20 - Received in the Senate.


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