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H.R. 729 (116th): 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.

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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
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 10, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 3051: America’s Conservation Enhancement Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2020. (compare text)
S. 1069: Digital Coast Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2020. (compare text)
S. 910: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2020. (compare text)
S. 1342: Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2020. (compare text)
Cosponsors

14 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

5 Kilmer Bills to Combat Climate Change Included in New Climate Crisis Recommendations
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

Chair Grijalva Hails Climate Committee Recommendations Highlights Public Lands Net-Zero Carbon Bill, Environmental Justice, Other Measures
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020

My Votes – Week of December 9
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Dec 13, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute 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.

H.R. 729 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 729. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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