House Bill 7206
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Protecting Communities from Harmful Algal Blooms Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Mar 24, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 24, 2022
Latest Action
Mar 25, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
7206
Congress
117
Policy Area
Emergency Management
Emergency Management
Primary focus of measure is emergency planning; response to civil disturbances, natural and other disasters, including fires; emergency communications; security preparedness.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (0)
Senate Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Protecting Communities from Harmful Algal Blooms Act

This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include algal blooms in the definition of a major disaster.

The bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to submit to specified congressional committees a detailed study relating to the health effects of exposure to cyanotoxins in the air that result from algal blooms.

Text (1)
March 24, 2022
Actions (3)
03/25/2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
03/24/2022
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/24/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 25, 2022 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Apr 26, 2022 12:31:30 PM