H.R. 4787: FILET Act of 2016

To direct the Secretary of Commerce to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education to combat lionfish in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, through the Cooperative Science and Education Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Mar 17, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 17, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 17, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Carlos Curbelo

Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
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Mar 17, 2016

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