H.R.4636 - PLASTICS Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 10/11/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Committee Meetings:||10/01/20 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/30/2020 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4636 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (11/18/2020)
Partnering and Leveraging Assistance to Stop Trash for International Cleaner Seas Act or the PLASTICS Act
This bill authorizes the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prioritize and advance global efforts to prevent and reduce marine debris and plastic waste. The State Department and the USAID are authorized to work with private-sector and nongovernmental entities to complement such efforts.
The bill also authorizes the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation to establish an initiative to pursue investment opportunities to address plastic waste pollution and support improved waste management systems in developing countries.