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USHB1716EngrossCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct and update at least once every seven years an ocean acidification coastal community vulnerability assessment ...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1921EngrossOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009. The bill authorizes a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Wo...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1237EngrossCOAST 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 F...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019
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2019-06-10
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2157PassSupplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides $17.2 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, ...
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2019-06-06
Became Public Law No: 116-20.
USSB1734IntroFlood Prevention Act of 2019 This bill makes the District of Columbia eligible to receive federal coastal zone management funding, including flood mitigation and prevention funds.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR427IntroRecognizing World Oceans Day and the necessity to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources. This resolution (1) recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and international...
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2019-06-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1487IntroSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act
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2019-05-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2427IntroChesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network and the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Grants Assistance Program.
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2019-05-22
[Hearing: Jun 19 @ 10:00 am]
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2551IntroGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great L...
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2019-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2834IntroTo revise the boundaries of a unit of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System in Topsail, North Carolina, and for other purposes. This bill modifies certain boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit located in...
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2019-05-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1201IntroEnhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1523IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2019-05-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1482IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2019-05-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB499IntroOffshore Wind for Territories Act
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2019-05-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2467IntroKeep Finfish Free Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, except in accordance with a law enacted af...
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2019-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB1406IntroA bill to revise the boundaries of a unit of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System in Topsail, North Carolina, and for other purposes. This bill modifies certain boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit loc...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1218IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1314IntroIntegrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009.
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1240IntroYoung Fishermen's Development Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1979IntroDriftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act This bill addresses certain driftnet fishing. (Driftnet fishing is a method of fishing in which a gillnet composed of a panel or panels of webbing, or a series of such gillnets, is placed in the water ...
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2189IntroDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2587IntroReef Safe Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1375IntroReef Safe Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1342IntroGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great L...
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2019-05-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1296IntroNew England Coastal Protection Act This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas off the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or Co...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1318IntroWest Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas in any area of the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Californ...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1304IntroCOAST Anti-Drilling Act Clean Ocean And Safe Tourism Anti-Drilling Act This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from issuing a lease or other authorization for the exploration, development, or production of oil, natural gas, or any other mi...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1014IntroOffshore Wind for Territories Act
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1568IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 13.
USHB2448IntroOcean Acidification Research Partnerships Act This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide grants for collaborative research projects on ocean acidification developed and conducted through partnerships betw...
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2019-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Environment
USHB2352IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2236IntroForage Fish Conservation Act This bill addresses the management and conservation of forage fish. (A forage fish is any fish at a low trophic level that contributes significantly to the diets of other fish, marine mammals, or birds and serves as a con...
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2185IntroDistrict of Columbia Flood Prevention Act of 2019 This bill makes the District of Columbia eligible to receive federal coastal zone management funding, including flood mitigation and prevention funds.
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2019-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2250IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2019-04-24
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB2247IntroPUGET SOS Act Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound Act
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2019-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB1110IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1069IntroDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1834IntroDefending Our National Marine Sanctuaries from Damaging Chemicals Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of sunscreen containing oxybenzone or octinoxate in a National Marine Sanctuary that contains coral.
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB494IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB906IntroDriftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act This bill addresses certain driftnet fishing. (Driftnet fishing is a method of fishing in which a gillnet composed of a panel or panels of webbing, or a series of such gillnets, is placed in the water ...
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB910IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB908IntroFluke Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB877IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, or transport shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consiste...
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1008IntroSustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act of 2019
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2019-04-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB914IntroCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2019
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2019-04-03
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1149IntroAtlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act
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2019-04-02
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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