HR 437 -- 06/11/97

June 11, 1997

H.R. 437 - National Sea Grant College Program Reauthorization Act
(Saxton (R) New Jersey and 107 cosponsors)

The Administration supports House passage of H.R. 437, which would reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program in the Department of Commerce. The Administration will seek amendments to improve the bill, including amendments to: (1) allocate a portion of program funds for grants based on a national competition with peer review; and (2) retain authority to address international coastal and marine issues.