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H.R. 1921: Ocean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019

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To authorize Federal agencies to establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relating to ocean acidification.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 5, 2019

This bill passed in the House on June 5, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
47% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kilmer’s Bipartisan Bill to Fight Ocean Acidification Passes House
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Jun 5, 2019

Herrera Beutlers Bipartisan Bill to Fight Ocean Acidification Passes House
    — Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 5, 2019

Senate 'odd couple' returns, this time in search of a genius
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] on Jun 27, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1921 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 9, 2019
 
Considered by Environment

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

May 1, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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

Jun 5, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1921 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.

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