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Passed Senate without amendment (09/19/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Designates September 29, 2012, as National Estuaries Day.

Acknowledges the importance of estuaries to sustaining employment and U.S. economic well-being and prosperity.

Expresses the intent of the Senate to continue working to understand, protect, and restore U.S. estuaries.