Senate Bill 3939
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 11, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 11, 2020
Latest Action
Jun 11, 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
3939
Congress
116
Policy Area
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Primary focus of measure is regulation of pollution including from hazardous substances and radioactive releases; climate change and greenhouse gases; environmental assessment and research; solid waste and recycling; ecology. Measures concerning energy exploration, efficiency, and conservation may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Alaska
Rhode Island
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act

This bill establishes the Interagency Working Group on Coastal Blue Carbon to (1) assess the impediments to the protection and restoration of coastal blue carbon ecosystems, and (2) establish national protection and restoration priorities regarding these areas. Coastal blue carbon ecosystems are vegetated coastal habitats and include mangroves, tidal marshes, and other tidal or salt water wetland that have the ability to sequester and store carbon.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/11/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
06/11/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 12, 2020 7:57:08 AM
Updated
Apr 3, 2021 4:28:47 AM