New Cosponsor — Jun 18, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]
The bill now has 10 cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Hawaii
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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2012
Length: 22 pages
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act, and for other purposes.
4/25/2012--Reported to Senate amended.Trash Free Seas Act of 2011 - Section2 - Amends the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act to restate a purpose of such Act to be ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1119 — 112th Congress: Trash Free Seas Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1119
“S. 1119 — 112th Congress: Trash Free Seas Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1119>
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