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S. 1982: Save Our Seas 2.0 Act


A bill to improve efforts to combat marine debris, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2020
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Jun 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Dec 1, 2020

This bill was passed by Congress on December 1, 2020 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis
98% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

History

Jun 26, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 9, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 30, 2020
 
Text Published

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

Oct 1, 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 1, 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.

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Signed by the President

S. 1982 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1982. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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