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S. 497: American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act


A bill to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to assist in the awarding of fisheries research and development grants, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2022
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 12, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 12, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-121
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

the daily leader: tuesday, april 26, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 25, 2022

the weekly leader: friday, april 22, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 22, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 497 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3128: American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act of 2021

Ordered Reported on Nov 17, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4690: Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act of 2021

Ordered Reported on Sep 29, 2022. 5% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 1, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 12, 2021
 
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.

Feb 8, 2022
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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.

Mar 10, 2022
 
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.

Apr 22, 2022
 
Text Published

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

Apr 26, 2022
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 12, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 497 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. 497. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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