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H.R. 729: Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act

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To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to Indian Tribes to further achievement of Tribal coastal zone objectives, and for other purposes.

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: Dec 12, 2019
Length: 130 pages
Introduced
Jan 23, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 10, 2019

This bill passed in the House on December 10, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Kilmer Invites Local Climate Activist to DC as State of the Union Guest
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Jan 31, 2020

Grijalva Says \"Maintaining Status Quo Isn't Enough\" as Center for American Progress Releases Report on House Dem Conservation Successes
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 2, 2020

McGovern Votes Yes on Conservation Bill Protecting 1.3 Million Acres of New Wilderness
    — Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2] on Feb 12, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 729 will add $22 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 23, 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

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

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 13, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 10, 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. 729 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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