Senate Bill 1342
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2020
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-274 on Dec 31, 2020
May 7, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 31, 2020
Origin Chamber
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Bill Number
Policy Area
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Primary focus of measure is natural areas (including wilderness); lands under government jurisdiction; land use practices and policies; parks, monuments, and historic sites; fisheries and marine resources; mining and minerals. Measures concerning energy supplies and production may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
November 16, 2020
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6712-6713; text: CR S6712-6713)

Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019

This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great Lakes. An environmental sensitivity index product is a map or similar tool that is utilized to identify sensitive shoreline resources prior to an oil spill event.

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Public Record
May 8, 2019 4:42:08 AM
Mar 13, 2021 1:26:14 PM