S. 952 (111th): Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009


May 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2010
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to develop and promote a comprehensive plan for a national strategy to address harmful algal blooms and hypoxia through baseline research, forecasting and monitoring, and mitigation and control while helping communities detect, control, and mitigate coastal and Great Lakes harmful algal blooms and hypoxia events.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009 - Section4 - Amends the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of ... Read more >

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May 1, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 5, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 952”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (12D, 2R) (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. 1701 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 2, 2011

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

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 12, 2010

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