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S. 1342 (116th): Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2020


A bill to require the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere to update periodically the environmental sensitivity index products of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for each coastal area of the Great Lakes, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Gary Peters

Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 7, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-274
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Huizenga Backed Bill to Protect Great Lakes, Preserve Environmentally Sensitive Areas Passes House
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] on Dec 4, 2020

the daily leader: thursday, december 3, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 2, 2020

the weekly leader: friday, november 27, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 27, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1342 will add $2 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 10, 2019. 1% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2551: Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019

Introduced on May 7, 2019. 82% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Nov 16, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 3, 2020
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 10, 2020
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 31, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1342 (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 S. 1342. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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