Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on December 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
19 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Bonamici’s Tsunami Debris Bills Pass House with Overwhelming Support”
— Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] (Sponsor) on Apr 1, 2014
“Schrader Praises Passage of Legislation To Assist Japanese Tsunami Debris Clean Up”
— Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR5] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 1, 2014
Apr 11, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 13, 2013
Considered by Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Dec 4, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 1491 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1491. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To authorize the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide certain funds to eligible entities for activities undertaken to address the marine debris impacts of the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami, and for other purposes, H.R. 1491, 113th Cong. (2013).
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