S.224: San Francisco Bay Restoration Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 4, 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 of that version is repeated here.)

San Francisco Bay Restoration Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide funding for activities, studies, or projects, including restoration projects and habitat improvement for fish, waterfowl, and wildlife, that are identified in an annual priority list and that advance the goals and objectives of the comprehensive management plan for the San Francisco estuary.

Authorizes funding to be provided through cooperative agreements, grants, or other means to state and local agencies, special districts, public or nonprofit agencies, institutions, and organizations. Prohibits funding from being used for the administration of a management conference for the San Francisco estuary under the National Estuary Program.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 5, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 415.
June 5, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer without amendment. With written report No. 113-185.
April 3, 2014 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Feb. 4, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S472-473)