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H.R. 4679: Climate-Ready Fisheries Act of 2019

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To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report examining efforts by the Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the National Marine Fisheries Service to prepare and adapt United States fishery management for the impacts of climate change, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Joe Cunningham

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Oct 15, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jan 29, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 29, 2020.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4] on Jan 29, 2020

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R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4679 will be negligible.

History

Oct 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 14, 2020
 
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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

Jan 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 4679 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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