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Introduced in Senate (03/17/2016)

Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2016

This bill amends the Coral Reef Conservation Act to authorize the 12 federal agencies on the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, which includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to carry out, either individually or cooperatively, prize competitions that promote coral reef research and conservation. The prize competitions should be designed to help the United States achieve its goal of developing new and effective ways to advance the understanding, monitoring, and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems.

Priority is given to establish programs that address communities, environments, or industries that are in distress due to the decline or degradation of coral reef ecosystems.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/17/2016 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date
03/17/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Titles (2)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced:

Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2016

Official Titles:

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced:

A bill to authorize Federal agencies to establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relating to coral reef ecosystems and for other purposes.


Subjects (9)

  • Aquatic ecology
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Economic performance and conditions
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Marine pollution
  • Research administration and funding
  • Rural conditions and development
  • Travel and tourism

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 03/17/2016
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 03/17/2016
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE]* 03/17/2016
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 03/17/2016
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 04/04/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation03/17/2016 Referred to

Related Bills (3)

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