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


Sep 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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.


Brian Baird

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

3/12/2010--Passed House amended.Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2010 - Section4 - Amends the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998 ... Read more >

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Sep 25, 2009

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Oct 7, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Mar 9, 2010
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Mar 12, 2010
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3650”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (29D, 10R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 9, 2010 7:02 p.m.
Failed 263/142
Mar 12, 2010 11:06 a.m.
Passed 251/103

Related Bills

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H.Res. 1168 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 12, 2010

S. 952 (Related)
Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 5, 2009

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