US HB160 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-10-13 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide block grants to states to support state coral reef management and restoration; requires NOAA to establish standards for the formation of partnerships among government and community members for the stewardship of coral reefs; provides statutory authority for the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force to lead, coordinate, and strengthen federal government actions to preserve, conserve, and restore coral reef ecosystems; requires the Department of the Interior to provide grants upon the declaration of a coral reef emergency to implement emergency plans; authorizes Interior to provide scientific expertise, technical assistance, and financial assistance for the conservation and restoration of coral reefs; and establishes a National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program.

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Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2021



2021-10-13HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2021-10-13HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2021-10-13HouseSubcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
2021-05-04HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2021-02-18HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB46 (Same As) 2021-12-17 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.


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American Samoa
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Employment and training programs
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Government information and archives
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Northern Mariana Islands
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Public-private cooperation
Puerto Rico
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