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S. 1730 (116th): Living Shorelines Act of 2020

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A bill to direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make grants to State and local governments and nongovernmental organizations for purposes of carrying out climate-resilient living shoreline projects that protect coastal communities by supporting ecosystem functions and habitats with the use of natural materials and systems, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kamala Harris

Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2020
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Jun 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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History

Jun 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 22, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 15, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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S. 1730 (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. 1730. 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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