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S.2080: National Fish Habitat Conservation Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 5, 2014
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.)

National Fish Habitat Conservation Act - (Sec. 4) Establishes the National Fish Habitat Board to: (1) promote, oversee, and coordinate the implementation of this Act and the National Fish Habitat Action Plan; (2) establish national goals and priorities for fish habitat conservation; (3) approve Fish Habitat Conservation Partnerships; and (4) review and make recommendations regarding fish habitat conservation projects.

(Sec. 5) Permits the Board to designate such Partnerships in order to: (1) coordinate the implementation of the National Fish Habitat Action Plan at a regional level, (2) identify strategic priorities for fish habitat conservation, (3) recommend to the Board fish habitat conservation projects that address a strategic priority of the Board, and (4) develop and carry out fish habitat conservation projects.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 5, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
June 5, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 113-192.
April 3, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
March 5, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1317-1322)