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S. 2372: Save Our Seas 2.0: Enhanced Global Engagement to Combat Marine Debris Act

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A bill to enhance global engagement to combat marine debris, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menendez

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Length: 36 pages
Introduced
Jul 31, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 25, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 25, 2019.

Prognosis
83% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Save Our Seas 2.0 Legislation Addresses Plastic Waste in Oceans
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on Oct 2, 2019

Save Our Seas 2.0 Act Advances Through Final Senate Committee
    — Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

Save Our Seas 2.0 Act Advances Through Final Senate Committee
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2372 will add $46 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jul 31, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 25, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2372 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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