H.R. 3650 (111th): Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2010

Introduced:

Sep 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 12, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Brian Baird

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2010
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a National Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Program, to develop and coordinate a comprehensive and integrated strategy to address harmful algal blooms and hypoxia, and to provide for the development and implementation of comprehensive regional action plans to reduce harmful algal blooms and hypoxia.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 25, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 7, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 9, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Mar 12, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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