H.R.943 - Finding Innovative Lionfish Elimination Technologies Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] (Introduced 02/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/23/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.943 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2017)
Finding Innovative Lionfish Elimination Technologies Act of 2017
This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award competitive grants for colleges, universities, and nonprofit research organizations to research lionfish and their impact on the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico ecosystems.
The bill prescribes specific requirements for an entity to be eligible for a grant. Grants awarded must be used to develop innovative technologies that can detect, monitor, and help mitigate the spread of lionfish in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.