Summary: H.R.1175 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House amended, Part II (07/11/1995)

Amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to authorize appropriations for: (1) grants, contracts, and fellowships; and (2) administration, including the sea grant review panel.

Modifies the definition of "field related to ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources."

Repeals provisions: (1) authorizing Dean John A. Knauss marine policy fellowships; and (2) relating to the sea grant international program.

Declares that: (1) notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds are authorized to be appropriated for any fiscal year after FY 1996 for carrying out the programs for which funds are authorized by the amendments made by this Act; and (2) none of the funds authorized by the amendments made by this Act shall be available for any activity to influence legislation before the Congress.

Excludes from consideration for awards of financial assistance under the National Sea Grant College Program Act any person who received funds from any Federal funding source for a project that was not subjected to a competitive, merit-based award process. Makes this exclusion effective for a specified period after the person received such funds. Exempts from the exclusion any members of a class specified by law for which assistance is awarded according to a formula provided by law.