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S. 362 (109th): Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act


A bill to establish a program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United States Coast Guard to help identify, determine sources of, assess, reduce, and prevent marine debris and its adverse impacts on the marine environment and navigation safety, in coordination with non-Federal entities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Daniel Inouye

Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2006
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.

Law
Pub.L. 109-449
Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

History

Feb 10, 2005
 
Introduced

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Mar 10, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 1, 2005
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 25, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Sep 27, 2006
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 362 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 362. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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