Congress   114
     
Bill #   S2705
     
Sponsor   Sen. Hirono, Mazie [D-HI]
     
Title   Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act
     
Date Introduced 3/17/2016
   
Policy Issue Ocean and Coastal Management
   
Description Summary • This bill amends the Coral Reef Conservation Act to authorize the 12 federal agencies on the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, which includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to carry out, either individually or cooperatively, prize competitions that promote coral reef research and conservation. The prize competitions should be designed to help the United States achieve its goal of developing new and effective ways to advance the understanding, monitoring, and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems.
   
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Date of Action 3/17/2016
   
Latest Action : Introduced in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
   

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