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H.R. 3115: Living Shorelines Act of 2019

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To direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make grants to State and local governments and nongovernmental organizations for purposes of carrying out climate-resilient living shoreline projects that protect coastal communities by supporting ecosystem functions and habitats with the use of natural materials and systems, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Frank Pallone Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 26, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jun 5, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 25, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 25, 2019.

Prognosis
15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Continuing the climate crisis fight
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2019

Natural Resources Committee Advances 10 Bills, Including Ocean Climate Change Legislation
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 25, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 27, 2019
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3115 will add $300 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jun 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 25, 2019
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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Sep 25, 2019
 
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.

Nov 26, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 3115 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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