S. 2940 (97th): A bill to amend titles II and III of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972.


Sep 23, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harrison Schmitt

Senator from New Mexico


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/23/1982--Introduced.Amends the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to authorize FY 1983 appropriations for: (1) ocean dumping monitoring and reseach; and (2) marine sanctuaries. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 1982

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2940”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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