skip to main content

S. 756: Save Our Seas Act of 2018

Call or Write Congress

A bill to reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 28 pages
Introduced:

Mar 29, 2017

Status:

Passed House with Changes (back to Senate) on Jul 25, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate and the House, but the House made changes and sent it back to the Senate on July 25, 2018.

Prognosis:

91% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 3508 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 11, 2018

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 756 will add $46 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 29, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jul 24, 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.

Aug 3, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 27, 2018
 
Considered by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 25, 2018
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Senate Approves House Changes

 
Signed by the President

S. 756 is 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 756 — 115th Congress: Save Our Seas Act of 2018.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. October 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s756>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.