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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Nov 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008
Length: 18 pages
To establish an interagency committee to develop an ocean acidification research and monitoring plan and to establish an ocean acidification program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
7/9/2008--Passed House amended.Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2008 or FOARAM Act - Section3 - Defines "ocean acidification," for this Act, as the decrease in pH of the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4174 — 110th Congress: Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4174
“H.R. 4174 — 110th Congress: Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4174>
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