To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to award competitive grants to combat the certain species of lionfish in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Curbelo Named 11th Most Bipartisan Member of Congress”
— Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on May 15, 2017
“Hastings, Curbelo Reintroduce Bipartisan FILET Act to Combat Invasive Lionfish”
— Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 8, 2017
Feb 7, 2017
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H.R. 943 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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