US HB565 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-22 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the economy. The Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia must assess potential approaches to reduce harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the ecosystem. The task force must also submit a plan, based on the assessment, for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the region.

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Title

South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2021

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-22HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
2021-01-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
2021-01-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-28HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB66 (Same As) 2021-01-27 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Subjects


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Bill Comments 750

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