S.2327 - Oceans Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC] (Introduced 03/29/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 106-301|
|Latest Action:||08/07/2000 Became Public Law No: 106-256. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2327 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Oceans Act of 2000 - Establishes the Commission on Ocean Policy and requires it to: (1) report to Congress and the President; and (2) establish a multidisciplinary science advisory panel of experts in the sciences of living and non-living marine resources to assist the Commission. Authorizes appropriations.
Passed Senate amended (06/26/2000)
Directs the President to submit to Congress: (1) after considering the Commission's report, proposals for a coordinated, comprehensive, and long range national policy for the responsible use and stewardship of ocean and coastal resources for the benefit of the United States; and (2) a biennial report on all existing Federal programs related to ocean and coastal activities.