H.R. 4174 (110th): Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2008

Introduced:

Nov 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Allen

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Nov 14, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 9, 2008
 
Passed House

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

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