Senate Bill 2429
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2020
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Dec 21, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Aug 1, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 24, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2429
Congress
116
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
Florida
Florida
Passed
December 21, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
Summary

Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019

This bill addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems.

Among other things, the bill

  • reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program;
  • directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide block grants to states to support state coral reef management and restoration;
  • requires NOAA to establish standards for the formation of partnerships among government and community members for the stewardship of coral reefs;
  • provides statutory authority for the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force to lead, coordinate, and strengthen federal government actions to preserve, conserve, and restore coral reef ecosystems;
  • requires the Department of the Interior to provide grants upon the declaration of a coral reef emergency to implement emergency plans; and
  • authorizes Interior to provide scientific expertise, technical assistance, and financial assistance for the conservation and restoration of coral reefs.
Text (2)
December 21, 2020
August 1, 2019
Amendments (1)
Dec 21, 2020
Agreed to in Senate
2
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2730
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (10)
12/24/2020
Held at the desk.
12/24/2020
Received in the House.
12/21/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/21/2020
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7941-7948)
12/21/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
12/21/2020
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7902)
12/21/2020
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent.
11/13/2019
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
08/01/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
08/01/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Aug 2, 2019 7:42:14 AM
Updated
Feb 13, 2021 5:47:32 AM