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H.R. 3682 (115th): Blue Whales and Blue Skies Act

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To direct the Director of the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to create a Blue Whales and Blue Skies Program to reduce air pollution and harmful underwater acoustic impacts and the risk of fatal vessel whale strikes by recognizing voluntary reductions in the speed of vessels transiting the Greater Santa Barbara Channel Region, California, and for other purposes.

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Alan Lowenthal

Sponsor. Representative for California's 47th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Sep 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Sep 6, 2017

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H.R. 3682 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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