S. 3641 (111th): National Endowment for the Oceans Act


Jul 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to create the National Endowment for the Oceans to promote the protection and conservation of United States ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2010--Introduced.National Endowment for the Oceans Act - Establishes in the Treasury the National Endowment for the Oceans which shall fund grants (in conjunction with state matching grants) for programs to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2010

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Aug 25, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3641”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 973 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

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