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

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.

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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


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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H.R. 3650 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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