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S. 66: South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2021


A bill to require the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia to develop a plan for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in South Florida, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2022
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 27, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House & Senate (President next) on May 11, 2022

This bill was passed by Congress on May 11, 2022 and goes to the President next.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

Prognosis
94% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio Bill to Address Harmful Algal Blooms in South Florida Heads to Presidents Desk
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on May 11, 2022

Rep. Maloney Applauds $6.2 Billion Award to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Under the American Rescue Plan
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jan 12, 2022

the daily leader: wednesday, may 11, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 11, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 66 will be negligible.

History

Jan 27, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Jun 16, 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 3, 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 8, 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.

May 6, 2022
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 6, 2022
 
Text Published

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

May 11, 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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Signed by the President

S. 66 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. 66. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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