To direct the Director of the United States Geological Survey to establish a program to map zones that are at greater risk of sinkhole formation, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Length: 4 pages
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Nov 30, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
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Jan 11, 2019
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Jan 15, 2020
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Jun 4, 2020
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H.R. 496 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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