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S.1080: Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 23, 2013
Latest Major Action June 5, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to direct the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of the Management Conference of the Long Island Sound Study to conduct or commission studies to strengthen the implementation of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for Long Island Sound. Requires the studies to include: (1) environmental impacts on the Sound watershed; and (2) planning initiatives that identify areas most suitable for various activities in order to reduce conflicts among uses, reduce environmental impacts, facilitate compatible uses, or preserve critical ecosystem services.

Requires the Office to: (1) develop and implement strategies to increase education and awareness about the ecological ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 5, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 421.
June 5, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 113-190.
Feb. 6, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
May 23, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.