HR 480

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 480

To establish programs to aid in the economic, environmental, and public health recovery of the Gulf States from the damage and harm caused by the blowout of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon and the resulting degradation of the Gulf over time, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 26, 2011

Ms. CASTOR of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce, and Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To establish programs to aid in the economic, environmental, and public health recovery of the Gulf States from the damage and harm caused by the blowout of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon and the resulting degradation of the Gulf over time, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. GULF OF MEXICO RECOVERY COUNCIL.

SEC. 3. GULF OF MEXICO ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY FUND.

SEC. 4. STATE COMPREHENSIVE RESTORATION PLANS.

SEC. 5. GULF OF MEXICO OBSERVATION SYSTEM.

SEC. 6. GULF OF MEXICO SEA GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 7. GULF OF MEXICO SEAFOOD MARKETING PROGRAM.

SEC. 8. GULF OF MEXICO CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM.

SEC. 9. DEFINITIONS.

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