US SB10 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-13 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019 This bill addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the economy. The Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia must assess potential approaches to reduce harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the ecosystem. The task force must also submit a plan, based on the assessment, for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the region.

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Title

South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-08-13SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
2020-08-13SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Wicker without amendment. With written report No. 116-257.
2019-11-13SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2019-01-03SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB335 (Same As) 2019-10-15 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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