US SB2798 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on September 11 2014 - 25% progression
Action: 2014-09-11 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act - Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to create an online database of research and information on the causes and corrective actions being taken with regard to algal blooms in the Great Lakes, their tributaries, and other surface fresh waters. Requires NOAA to include relevant chemical, physical, and biological data that have been collected by an accredited university, association or organization, research group, federal agency, state, or local government in the United States or Canada. Declares that this Act does not authorize NOAA to require the submission of additional data.

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Title

Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2014-09-11SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB5456 (Related) 2014-09-16 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.

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