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Darren Soto Continues to Fight for the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act

Rubio was the chief sponsor in the Senate while Soto introduced it in the House and the two men reintroduced the proposal at the start of this year. While the U.S. Senate passed the bill at the end of last year the measure did not gain much traction in the U.S. House and failed to cross the finish line.
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Marco Rubio Gets Coral Reef Conservation Act Through the Senate

Back in the summer of 2019, Rubio, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., joined with U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hi., U.S. Sen. Mazi Hirono, D-Hi., and U.S. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR. to bring out the “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act” to reauthorize the old law.
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Marco Rubio Gets Two Environmental Bills Through Senate Commerce Committee

Rubio’s “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act" and ”South Florida Coastal Clean Waters Act” sailed unanimously through the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. 

Florida Delegation on Capitol Hill Champions Coral Reef Conservation

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are working together to push for updating and reauthorizing the “Coral Reef Conservation Act” which expired 15 years ago.
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