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Representative Madeleine Bordallo

Natural Resources; Armed Services
Oceans Caucus, National Marine Sanctuary Caucus

Leadership: Congresswoman Bordallo understands the importance of clean water and ocean conservation legislation and has authored or supported many bills to strengthen marine ecosystem protection and limit groundwater contamination. She also supports a National Ocean Policy and recently sponsored H.R. 5821, to promote coral reef research, and cosponsored H.R. 1456, to end shark finning. As part of her drive to protect our oceans, Congresswoman Bordallo is also a member of the House Oceans Caucus and National Marine Sanctuary Caucus.

Representative Bordallo sponsored:

  • H.R. 5821 (Coral Reef Conservation Act Reauthorization and Enhancement Amendments of 2016)
  • H.R. 774 (Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015)
  • H.R. 4493 (Marianas Trench Marine National Monument Management Enhancement Act of 2010)
  • H.R. 81 (Shark Conservation Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 365 (Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 2685 (Climate and Ocean Research and Coordination Act of 2009)

Representative Bordallo cosponsored:

  • H.R 2908: (Climate Change National Security Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 2203 (To authorize Federal agencies to establish prize competitions for innovation or adaptation management development relating to coral reef ecosystems and for other purposes.)
  • H.R. 1456 (Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017)
  • H.R. 502 (To permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.)
  • H.R. 584 (To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require labeling of genetically engineered fish, 2013)
  • H.R. 924 (Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act of 2013)
  • H.R. 996 (Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2013)
  • H.R. 1010 (Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act of 2013)
  • H.R. 1329 (Marine Turtle Conservation Reauthoization Act of 2013)
  • H.R. 1171 (Marine Debris Act Reauthorization Amendments of 2011)
  • H.R. 2304 (Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011)
  • H.R. 3109 (Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act of 2011)
  • H.R. 3644 (Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act of 2010)
  • H.R. 14 (Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 3650 (Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 21 (Ocean Conservation, Education, and National Strategy for the 21st Century Act – “Oceans 21” of 2009 )
  • H.R. 52 (Tropical Forest and Coral Conservation Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 366 (Ocean Research and Exploration Enhancement Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 367 (Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 368 (Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 1080 (Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 1690 (Coastal State Renewable Energy Promotion Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 1905 (Coastal State Climate Change Planning Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 2055 (Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 2093 (Clean Coastal Environment and Public Health Act of 2009)
  • H.R. 2192 (Climate Change Safeguards for Natural Resources Conservation Act of 2009)