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H.R. 1218: American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act

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To establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to assist in the awarding of fisheries research and development grants, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Don Young

Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 18, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 18, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Congressman Don Youngs Legislation to Protect Oceans and Marine Life Unanimously Passes Through Committee Markup
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019

Amata-Cosponsored Fishing Bills Examined in Committee
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

Natural Resources Committee Approves 16 Bills, Including Key Legislation to Protect Wildlife, Improve Ocean Mapping, Better Manage Fisheries
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1218 will be negligible.

History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 8, 2019
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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Sep 18, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1218 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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