H.R.1237 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit grants for the national estuary program to be used for the development and implementation of a comprehensive conservation and management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 03/23/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Resources | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-596|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2000 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Subject — Policy Area:
- Environmental Protection
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Summary: H.R.1237 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to add Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana and Mississippi, and Mississippi Sound, Mississippi, to the list of estuaries to be given priority consideration for inclusion in the National Estuary Program.
Passed House amended (05/08/2000)
Requires grants made under the National Estuary Program to be used for activities necessary for the development and implementation of conservation and management plans (currently, for research and other technical work necessary for the development of such plans).
Reauthorizes appropriations for the Program for FY 2000 through 2004.