H.R.437: National Sea Grant College Program Reauthorization Act of 1997

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Bill Cosponsors

107 (61 Democrats, 47 Republicans)

Bill Summary

National Sea Grant College Program Reauthorization Act of 1997 - Amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to add or modify various definitions. Changes the duties of the Program's Director. Sets forth the duties of sea grant institutions (defined as sea grant colleges, sea grant regional consortia, and certain types of entities conducting a sea grant program with amounts under the Act), including merit-reviewing grant and contract...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans.
Executive Comment Requested from Commerce.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 105-22, Part I.
Referred sequentially to the House Committee on Science for a period ending not later than April 28, 1997 for consideration of such provisions of the bill as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(n), rule X.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.
Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Discharged.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science. H. Rept. 105-22, Part II.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 43.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 164 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 437 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Science now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1 pursuant to clause 6 of rule XXIII. Measure will be read by section. Bill is open to amendments.
Rule H. Res. 164 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 164.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 437 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Science now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1 pursuant to clause 6 of rule XXIII. Measure will be read by section. Bill is open to amendments.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 164 and Rule XXIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable James E. Rogan to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 437.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 422 - 3 (Roll no. 208).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Jan. 9, 1997

Introduced in the House by H. James Saxton (R-N.J.)

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