A bill to require the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere to update periodically the environmental sensitivity index products of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for each coastal area of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 7, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Jul 19, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 6, 2018 but was never passed by the House.
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 19, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 2, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 31, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Sep 6, 2018
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 1586 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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