H. R. 6506

To amend the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 to include the St. Lawrence River and other river systems in the scope of functions of the Center of Expertise for Great Lakes Oil Spill Preparedness and Response, and for other purposes.

Read the original on govinfo.gov

117 HR 6506 IH: St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes Waterways Protection Act

U.S. House of Representatives

2022-01-25

text/xml

EN

Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain.

I

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6506

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 25, 2022

Ms. Stefanik

(for herself and

Mr. Morelle

) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 to include the St. Lawrence River and other river systems in the scope of functions of the Center of Expertise for Great Lakes Oil Spill Preparedness and Response, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the

St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes Waterways Protection Act

.

2.

Center of expertise for Great Lakes oil spill search and response

Section 807(d) of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 (

14 U.S.C. 313

note(d)) is amended to read as follows:

(d)

Definition

In this section, the term

Great Lakes

means Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron (including Lake St. Clair), Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the connecting channels (Saint Mary’s River, Saint Clair River, Detroit River, Niagara River, and Saint Lawrence River to the Canadian border).

.