Summary: S.2453 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate (08/13/2020)

Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 or the SAVE Right Whales Act

This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis).

Specifically, it requires the Department of Commerce to provide financial assistance for projects designed to reduce the lethal or sub-lethal effects of human activities on such whales.

In addition, Commerce must conduct surveys of plankton on an ongoing basis using a continuous plankton recorder.