To amend the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act to establish an expedited award process for grants to address marine debris emergencies, and for other purposes.
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Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2012
Length: 5 pages
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1425 (113th).
H.R. 6251 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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