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A bill to authorize the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide certain funds to eligible entities for activities undertaken to address the marine debris impacts of the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami, and for other purposes.

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06/13/2013 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

06/13/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 06/13/2013
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 06/13/2013

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation06/13/2013 Referred to

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Subjects (9)

  • Asia
  • Japan
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Marine and inland water transportation
  • Marine pollution
  • Natural disasters
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Transportation safety and security

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Introduced in Senate (06/13/2013)

Authorizes the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide funds to any state, local, or tribal government impacted by the events, including marine debris impacts, resulting from the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the Tohoku region of Japan to assist with the costs of any activity carried out to address the effects of such event.

Permits the Administrator to provide such funds using any funds provided by the government of Japan for such purposes.