Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jul 22, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
Length: 21 pages
To protect deep sea corals and sponges, and for other purposes.
7/22/2004--Introduced.Deep Sea Coral Protection Act - Requires the Secretary of Commerce to direct the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere to research and map deep sea corals and ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4897 — 108th Congress: Deep Sea Coral Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr4897
“H.R. 4897 — 108th Congress: Deep Sea Coral Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2004. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr4897>
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