H.R.5456 - Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] (Introduced 09/11/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/16/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5456 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/2014)
Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Bloom Information Act - Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to create an online database of research and information on the causes and corrective actions being taken with regard to algal blooms in the Great Lakes, their tributaries, and other surface fresh waters. Requires NOAA to include relevant chemical, physical, and biological data that have been collected by an accredited university, association or organization, research group, federal agency, state, or local government in the United States or Canada.
Declares that this Act does not grant NOAA any new authority, including the authority to require submission of data.