Summary: H.R.1370 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/14/1991)

National Sea Grant College Program Authorization Act of 1991 - Amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act (Sea Grant Act) to require that the National Sea Grant College Program be administered by a National Sea Grant Office within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Authorizes appropriations for: (1) program or project grants, including priority oyster disease research; (2) fellowships; and (3) administration of the Act.

Repeals provisions of the Sea Grant Act authorizing grants and contracts for a sea grant strategic research plan. Amends the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (Aquatic Nuisance Act) to generally authorize appropriations for grants under the Sea Grant Act. (Currently, the provisions of the Aquatic Nuisance Act being amended here authorize appropriations only for grants for the sea grant research plan under the Sea Grant Act.)

Repeals provisions authorizing grants relating to marine affairs and resource management.