H.R. 1580: Great Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2017

To authorize the Director of the United States Geological Survey to conduct monitoring, assessment, science, and research, in support of the binational fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 16, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 16, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mike Quigley

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 5 pages

History

Mar 16, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1580 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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