New Cosponsor — Jan 15, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (6 Democrats).
Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013
Length: 21 pages
A bill to create the National Endowment for the Oceans to promote the protection and conservation of United States ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 646 — 113th Congress: National Endowment for the Oceans Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s646
“S. 646 — 113th Congress: National Endowment for the Oceans Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s646>
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