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H.R. 2405 (116th): National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019

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To reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jared Huffman

Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 910: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2020. (compare text)

49 Cosponsors (40 Democrats, 9 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Huffman, Select Committee on Climate Crisis, Unveil Climate Crisis Action Plan
    — Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

Courtney and House of Representatives Pass Bipartisan Bill to Provide $483 Million in Funding for Sea Grant
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2020

Opening Statement: Ranking Member McClintock - Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee
    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4] on May 8, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2405 will add $630 million in new spending through 2029.


Apr 30, 2019

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

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Sep 18, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 2405 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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