New Cosponsor — Jun 18, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]
The bill now has 10 cosponsors (8 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1119”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1119>
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