S.2453 - SAVE Right Whales Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 09/10/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Meetings:||11/13/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 116-258|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/13/2020 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2453 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.