H.R.4104 - Mississippi Sound Restoration Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5] (Introduced 03/28/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-840|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2000 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.4104 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Mississippi Sound Restoration Act of 2000 - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to add the Mississippi Sound in Mississippi to the list of estuaries to receive priority consideration for inclusion in the National Estuary Program (NEP).
Passed House amended (09/12/2000)
Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish the Mississippi Sound Restoration Program within EPA. Authorizes the Administrator to make grants for restoration projects and studies and public education projects recommended by a management conference convened for the Sound under the NEP.
Directs the Administrator to assist the Council in developing a management plan for the restoration and protection of the Sound and to provide funding and oversight for voluntary restoration projects. Authorizes appropriations.
Expresses the sense of Congress that all recipients of grants under this Act shall abide by the Buy American Act.