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Legislative History and Digest of H.R. 1965

ENACTED: PUBLIC LAW 104-150 (6-3-96)

SHORT TITLE: Coastal Zone Management Reauthorization Act of 1995

OFFICIAL TITLE: A bill to reauthorize the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, and for other purposes.

INTRODUCED: June 29, 1995

REFERRAL: Committee on Resources

SPONSOR: Rep Saxton (R-NJ: Chairman, Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Oceans)

COSPONSORS:

126 COSPONSORS:

As introduced: Gilchrest, Farr, Bilbray, Studds, Horn, Torkildsen, English, Clyburn, Smith, C., Markey, LoBiondo, de la Garza, Klug, Morella, Reed, Spence, Frost, Dellums, Torres, Kennedy, P., Hinchey, Beilenson, Faleomavaega, Waxman, Green, Filner, Lowey, Pallone, Berman, Goss, Johnston, Cardin, Meehan, Lantos, Johnson, N., Baldacci, Furse, Meek, Foglietta, Shays, Stupak, Manton, Roybal-Allard, Hoyer, Gilman, Gejdenson, Mink, Serrano, Flake, Kennedy, J., Romero-Barcelo, Engel, Ehlers, Forbes, Boehlert, Ackerman, Spratt, Miller, G., Zimmer, Houghton, Quinn, Walsh, Underwood, Pelosi, Towns, Lazio, Weldon, C., Kelly, Woolsey, Nadler, Mineta, Frisa, Fox, DeFazio, and Frank.
07/12/95 Seastrand, Wyden, DeLauro, Blute, McDermott, and Stark.
07/19/95 Maloney, Lofgren, and Eshoo.
09/07/95 Callahan, Hefner, Sanford, Martini, and Owens.
09/18/95 Castle, Matsui, Torricelli, Harman, Dixon, Deutsch, Peterson, P., Stearns, Lipinski, and Longley.
09/27/95 Hastings, A, Clayton, Riggs, Rivers, Brown, G., Rose, Franks, B., and Borski.
10/17/95 Bachus, Watt, Bonior, Roukema, Foley, Kennelly, and Slaughter.
11/14/95 Brown, C., Shaw, Bentsen, Vento, and Moran.
Rep Franks, G. - 02/28/96 Franks, G., Andrews, Campbell, Oberstar, and LaFalce.
03/04/96 Schumer and McNulty.

COMPLETE BILL TEXT:
The complete bill text is available on Thomas: The Library of Congress Web Site. In Thomas, click on Full Text of Legislation, then 104th Congress Bills, then Search by Bill Number, type in hr 1965 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.

DIGEST:
Coastal Zone Management Reauthorization Act of 1995 - Amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize annual grants to States to develop coastal zone management programs. Limits each State to four (currently, two) grants.

Authorizes grants to States to implement program changes.

Allows financial assistance under existing provisions for research and monitoring in a national estuarine reserve to be used for research outside such a reserve if the activities support research inside the reserve.

Authorizes appropriations for: (1) such development grants; (2) administering State management programs; (3) resource management improvement grants; (4) coastal zone enhancement grants; (5) grants under the National Estuarine Research Reserve System; (6) technical assistance; and (7) expenses incidental to the administration of the Act.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

House Action(s)

Jun 29, 95:
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Jul 6, 95:
Executive Comment Requested from Commerce.
Jul 6, 95:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans.
Sep 8, 95:
Executive Comment Received From Commerce.
Sep 12, 95:
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Oct 18, 95:
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Oct 18, 95:
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
Mar 13, 96:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Mar 13, 96:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Apr 16, 96:
Reported to House (Amended) by House Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 104-521.
Apr 16, 96:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 254.
Apr 23, 96:
Called up by House under suspension of the rules.
Considered by House as unfinished business.
Passed House (Amended) by Yea-Nay Vote: (2/3 required); 40 7 - 0 (Roll no. 127).

Senate Action(s)

Apr 24, 96:
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.
May 21, 96:
Senate Committee on Commerce discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
May 22, 96:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Executive Action(s)

May 21, 96:
Cleared for White House.
May 23, 96:
Presented to President.
Jun 3, 96:
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 104-150.

(Source: Library of Congress)


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