US SB2346 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Introduced on July 30 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-11-16 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 586.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act This bill revises the review process for making fishery resource disaster determinations. Among other things, the bill maintains the authority of the Department of Commerce to determine the existence of a fishery disaster; sets forth requirements for initiating a request for a fishery resource disaster review; provides a 120-day time frame for Commerce to evaluate a request, beginning either upon receipt or at the close of the fishery season, if the fishery season closes; establishes criteria for Commerce to use when making a determination about whether a fishery resource disaster has occurred; and lists eligible uses of fishery disaster relief funds, including for habitat conservation and restoration that reduce adverse impacts to a fishery.

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Title

Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-11-16SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 586.
2020-11-16SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Wicker with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-293.
2019-11-13SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2019-07-30SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB5548 (Similar To) 2020-01-14 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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