To improve the ability of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Coast Guard, and coastal States to sustain healthy ocean and coastal ecosystems by maintaining and sustaining their capabilities relating to oil spill preparedness, prevention, response, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 1, 2017
Length: 52 pages
May 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 1, 2017
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H.R. 2261 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Marine Oil Spill Prevention Act, H.R. 2261, 115th Cong. (2017).
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