US HB1023 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 6 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-08 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 219.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Great Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United States and Canada. The USGS shall (1) execute a comprehensive, multi-lake, freshwater fisheries science program; (2) work cooperatively with regional, state, tribal, and local governments; and (3) consult with interested groups, including academia and Canadian agencies. The USGS may provide deepwater ecosystem research, fish behavior and habitat reports, fish population assessments, invasive species research, use of biological equipment and laboratory capabilities necessary to support fishery management decisions, and studies that assess impacts on Great Lakes fishery resources.

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Great Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019



2019-11-08HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 219.
2019-11-08HouseReported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 116-274.
2019-09-18HouseOrdered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 15.
2019-09-18HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-09-18HouseSubcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
2019-05-08HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-02-26HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
2019-02-06HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2019-02-06HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB446 (Same As) 2019-02-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
HB1326 (Related) 2019-03-26 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.
HB729 (Related) 2019-12-12 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
SB3051 (Related) 2020-10-30 - Became Public Law No: 116-188. (TXT | PDF)
HB1865 (Related) 2019-12-20 - Became Public Law No: 116-94. (TXT | PDF)


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