H.R.1564 - Save Florida Bay Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-22] (Introduced 03/31/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||06/01/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.1564 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/31/1993)
Save Florida Bay Act of 1993 - Requires the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality to establish and coordinate an interagency committee to develop a program for facilitating the restoration of Florida Bay and to define the roles and responsibilities of each agency in facilitating that restoration.
Declares that it is the sense of the Congress that the Chairman should include Florida Bay in the Coastal America program.
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to add Florida Bay, Florida, to the list of areas mandated for priority consideration as an estuary of national significance.
Mandates a study of Florida Bay problems, including those resulting from Hurricane Andrew. Authorizes appropriations.