Ocean Science Legislation 2018-12-07T16:08:00+00:00

Ocean Science Legislation

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Congress115
Bill NumberS3021
Original SponsorSen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]
Bill TitleAmerica's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018
Policy IssueOcean and Coastal Management
Description Summary

* To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.
* Projects include beach renourishment, shoreline protection, debris removal, study on offshore wind development, and Great Lakes restoration and resliency.

Date Introduced6/7/2018
Actions06/07/2018: Introduced in Senate. Referred to Committee on Environment and Public Works. 08/01/2018: Reported without amendment. Without written report. 09/04/2018: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 09/13/2018 Passed House on motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 10/10/2018: Resolving differences. Senate agreed to the House amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 1. 10/23/2018: Signed by President. Became Public Law No: 115-270.
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