Description: TO PASS H.R. 6614, AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE NATIONAL SEA GRANT PROGRAM FOR FISCAL 1981 1983. (MOTION PASSED)
Bill summary: (Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment)
Amends the National Sea Grant College Program to include the Great Lakes as a part of the marine environment for the purposes of such Act.
Requires the Director of the national sea grant college program to encourage cooperation and coordination with other Federal programs concerned with ocean and coastal resource conservation and usage.
Allows payment under any sea grants or contracts to be applied to the short term rental of buildings or
facilities for meetings which are in direct support of any sea grant program or project.
Specifies that an individual appointed to serve on the sea grant review panel for a full or partial term may be reappointed to serve for no more than one additional full term.
Authorizes appropriations to carry out the purposes of such Act through fiscal year 1983.
Amends the Sea Grant Program Improvement Act of 1976 to authorize appropriations to carry out the purposes of such Act through fiscal year 1983.
Amends the Fishermens Protective Act of 1967 to extend, from 60 to 90 days, the time limit for filing applications for compensation under such Act.
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Bill titles: A bill to authorize appropriations to carry out the national sea grant program for fiscal years 1981, 1982, and 1983, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 59, p. 2631;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov