[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MARINE RESOURCES

  Amendments
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), H1944, H1946, H1955 
        [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), consideration (H. Res. 619), H1930 [18AP]
  Appointments
      Conferees: H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States resources and economy restoration, S2615 [24AP], 
        H2108 [25AP]
  Bills and resolutions
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (see S. 2147), S1194 [1MR] (see S. 2154), S1384 [5MR] (see S. 
        3613), S6625 [21SE]
      Corps of Engineers: provide construction and major 
        rehabilitation funding for projects located on inland and 
        intracoastal waterways (see H.R. 4342), H1805 [29MR]
      Dept. of Commerce: authorize and set certain catch limits on 
        aboriginal subsistence whaling if the International Whaling 
        Commission fails to adopt such limits (see S. 3262), S3728 
        [5JN] (see H.R. 5898), H3480 [5JN]
      Fish and fishing: prohibit the sale of billfish (see S. 3422), 
        S5257 [23JY] (see S. 3424), S5304 [24JY]
      ------reauthorize certain legislation relative to Atlantic Ocean 
        marine fisheries (see H.R. 6096), H4774 [10JY]
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (see H.R. 4348), H1844 [16AP]
      ------restore natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, 
        habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs 
        and revive economy of communities affected by the Deepwater 
        Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), consideration (see H. Res. 
        619), H1914 [17AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 717), H4603 
        [28JN]
      Marine mammals: support an end to commercial whaling in all of 
        its forms and strengthen measures to conserve whale 
        populations (see H. Res. 714), H4604 [28JN]
      Nigeria: recognize Niger Delta as an important wetland and 
        coastal marine ecosystem, and protect and make its recovery 
        and economic development a priority (see H. Con. Res. 121), 
        H2274 [27AP]
      NOAA: establish an expedited award process for grants to address 
        marine debris emergencies (see H.R. 6251), H5628 [1AU]
      Petroleum: establish Federal Oil Spill Research Committee and 
        improve oil spill response plans (see S. 3298), S4203 [14JN]
  Conference reports
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) (H.R. 
        4348), H4432-H4601 [28JN]
  Letters
      American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act and Protecting 
        Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, 
        Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act: R. Bruce Josten, 
        U.S. Chamber of Commerce, H833 [16FE]
      Highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL 
        Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast States resources 
        and economy restoration: Representative Camp, Committee on 
        Ways and Means (House), H1933 [18AP]
      ------Representative Mica, Committee on Transportation and 
        Infrastructure (House), H1933 [18AP]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Douglas W. Elmendorf, CBO, S4752 [29JN]
      Restore Gulf Coast resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, 
        and wetlands, create jobs, and revive economy of communities 
        affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Harry Simmons, 
        American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, H834 [16FE]
      ------Marco A. Giamberardino, Associated General Contractors of 
        America, H832 [16FE]
      ------Tish H. Williams, Partners for Stennis (organization), 
        H833 [16FE]
      ------several organizations, H834 [16FE]
  Motions
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), H1959 [18AP], H2099 
        [25AP], H2745, H2787 [16MY], H3038, H3044 [17MY], H3250 
        [30MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505, H3509 [6JN], H3652 
        [7JN], H3723 [18JN], H3755, H3788 [19JN], H3824, H3868 [20JN], 
        H3948, H3952 [21JN], H4028, H4029 [26JN], H4151 [27JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, S4751, S4752 [29JN]
  Remarks in House
      Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary: expand boundaries (H.R. 
        192), H3586 [7JN]
      Fish and fishing: prohibit the sale of billfish (H.R. 2706), 
        H5732 [10SE]
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill, H831-H834 [16FE], E225 [17FE]
      ------restore natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, 
        habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs 
        and revive economy of communities affected by the Deepwater 
        Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), H1923, H1932-H1962 [18AP], 
        H2011 [19AP], H2099 [25AP], H2460 [9MY], H3391, H3392 [1JN], 
        H3487 [6JN], H3664, H3693 [8JN], H3743, H3744 [19JN], H3817 
        [20JN], H3918, H3946, H3956, H3960 [21JN], H4023-H4025 [26JN], 
        H4067, H4077, H4120 [27JN], E592, E596, E599, E602 [19AP], 
        E663 [26AP], E910 [30MY]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), 
        consideration of conference report (H. Res. 717), H4609-H4614 
        [29JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, H4608, H4616-H4630, H4636, 
        H4637 [29JN], H5634 [2AU], E1176 [28JN], E1205 [9JY], E1238 
        [12JY]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), consideration (H. Res. 619), H1925-H1932 [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to instruct conferees, H2099 [25AP], 
        H3038-H3049 [17MY], H3444, H3447 [5JN], H3499, H3505-H3513 
        [6JN], H3652-H3658 [7JN], H3664 [8JN], H3788-H3797 [19JN], 
        H3868-H3875 [20JN], H3948-H3955 [21JN], H4151-H4153 [27JN], 
        E699 [27AP], E856 [18MY], E1031 [8JN], E1098 [20JN], E1106 
        [21JN]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), motion to recommit, H1959, H1960 [18AP], H2099-
        H2106 [25AP]
      Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary: expand 
        boundaries (H.R. 192), H3586 [7JN]
      Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act: 
        reauthorize and amend, H6642 [5DE]
      ------reauthorize and amend (H.R. 1171), H5609-H5612 [1AU], 
        E1394, E1422 [3AU]
      Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: anniversary, E1581 
        [20SE]
      National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and 
        Offshore Drilling: authorize subpoena power, E615 [23AP]
      ------implement recommendations (H.R. 501), H5217 [25JY], E1330 
        [25JY]
      National Marine Sanctuaries Act: anniversary, E1581 [20SE]
      National Oceans Month: observance, H3586, H3589 [7JN]
      Nigeria: recognize Niger Delta as an important wetland and 
        coastal marine ecosystem, and protect and make its recovery 
        and economic development a priority (H. Con. Res. 121), H5696 
        [2AU]
      NOAA: coral reef research programs funding, H2501 [9MY], E752 
        [9MY]
      ------Marine Debris Program funding, H2373 [8MY], H6642 [5DE]
      ------National Sea Grant College Program funding, H2359 [8MY]
      Oceans: National Ocean Policy implementation funding, H2510-
        H2515 [9MY]
      Outer Continental Shelf: protect marine and coastal environments 
        in making areas available for leasing, exploration, and 
        development and prohibit oil and gas leasing, exploration, and 
        development in important ecological areas, H3897 [20JN]
  Remarks in Senate
      Arctic Ocean: provide for research, monitoring, and observation 
        (S. 2147), S1199 [1MR]
      Fish and fishing: prohibit the sale of billfish (H.R. 2706), 
        S6665 [21SE]
      Gulf of Mexico: restore natural resources, ecosystems, 
        fisheries, habitats, and wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and 
        create jobs and revive economy of communities affected by the 
        Deepwater Horizon oil spill (H.R. 4348), S2615 [24AP], S2683 
        [25AP], S3066, S3069 [10MY], S3223 [16MY], S4452 [25JN], S4690 
        [28JN]
      ------restore natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine 
        and wildlife habitats, beaches, and coastal wetland of Gulf 
        Coast States, and provide Land and Water Conservation Fund 
        funding, S1507, S1524, S1529 [8MR], S1661 [14MR], S2076 
        [27MR], S2208 [29MR], S2476 [18AP]
      ------restore resources, ecosystems, fisheries, habitats, and 
        wetlands of Gulf Coast States, and create jobs and revive 
        economy of communities affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill 
        (H.R. 4348), conference report, S4699, S4707, S4708, S4710-
        S4714, S4716 [28JN], S4735, S4741-S4744, S4747-S4764 [29JN], 
        S4810-S4812 [10JY], S5178 [19JY]
      Senate: tribute to staff who worked on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead 
        for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) conference 
        report, S4760 [29JN]
  Reports filed
      Billfish Conservation Act: Committee on Natural Resources 
        (House) (H.R. 2706) (H. Rept. 112-656), H5764 [10SE]
      Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead 
        for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 717) (H. Rept. 112-558), H4603 [28JN]
      Consideration of H.R. 4348, Highway Programs Reauthorization, 
        TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting Approval, and Gulf 
        Coast States Resources and Economy Restoration: Committee on 
        Rules (House) (H. Res. 619) (H. Rept. 112-446), H1914 [17AP]
      Coral Reef Conservation Act Reauthorization: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 46) (S. 
        Rept. 112-210), S6270 [12SE]
      Deepwater Horizon Survivors' Fairness Act: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 183), S6800 
        [14NO]
      ------Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
        (Senate) (S. 183) (S. Rept. 112-245), S7458 [5DE]
      Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine 
        Sanctuaries Boundary Modification and Protection Act: 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        (S. 179) (S. Rept. 112-149), S1049 [27FE]
      Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act 
        Reauthorization and Amendments: Committee on Natural Resources 
        (House) (H.R. 1171) (H. Rept. 112-584), H4684 [9JY]
      ------Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) 
        (H.R. 1171) (H. Rept. 112-584), H4906 [17JY]
      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21): 
        Committee of Conference (H.R. 4348) (H. Rept. 112-557), H4603 
        [28JN]
      National Fish Habitat Conservation Act: Committee on Environment 
        and Public Works (Senate) (S. 1201) (S. Rept. 112-187), S5084 
        [17JY]
      Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Act 
        Reauthorizartion: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 962) (S. Rept. 112-151), S1049 
        [27FE]
      Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act: Committee on 
        Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1401) (S. 
        Rept. 112-140), S163 [30JA]
      Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act: 
        Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) 
        (S. 1657) (S. Rept. 112-141), S163 [30JA]
      Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve 
        Boundary Modification Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 485) (S. Rept. 112-134), S131 
        [26JA]
      Trash Free Seas Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
        Transportation (Senate) (S. 1119) (S. Rept. 112-161), S2730 
        [25AP]
  Texts of
      H. Res. 619, consideration of H.R. 4348, highway programs 
        reauthorization, TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline permitting 
        approval, and Gulf Coast States resources and economy 
        restoration, H1925 [18AP]
      H. Res. 717, consideration of H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for 
        Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), H4609 [29JN]
      H.R. 1171, Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act 
        reauthorization and amendment, H5609 [1AU]
      H.R. 2706, Billfish Conservation Act, H5732 [10SE]
      H.R. 4348, highway programs reauthorization, TransCanada 
        Keystone XL Pipeline permitting approval, and Gulf Coast 
        States resources and economy restoration, H1940-H1944 [18AP]
      S. 2147, Arctic Ocean Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act, 
        S1199 [1MR]