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Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2009
Length: 15 pages
A bill to establish an interagency committee to develop an ocean acidification research and monitoring plan and to establish an ocean acidification program within NOAA.
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Last Action: Dec 4, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 173 — 111th Congress: Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s173
“S. 173 — 111th Congress: Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s173>
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