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H.R.5389: To amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prescribe an additional requirement for the designation of marine sanctuaries off the coast of Alaska.

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Sponsor Don Young, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 31, 2014
Latest Major Action Aug. 19, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prohibit the Secretary of Commerce from designating as a national marine sanctuary an area of the marine environment off the coast of Alaska seaward of the high tide line unless an Act of Congress requires the Secretary to make the designation and prescribes the boundaries of the designated area.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 19, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
July 31, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.