H.R. 980 (101st): Global Environment Research and Policy Act of 1989


Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Jones Sr.

Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 3332 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 26, 1989

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for development of a National Global Change Research Plan to coordinate oceanographic, atmospheric, terrestrial, and polar research programs; to establish the Council on Global Environmental Policy; and to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to require consideration of the impact of major Federal actions on the global environment.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/1989--Introduced.Global Environment Research and Policy Act of 1989 - TitleI - National Global Change Research PlanDirects the Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Engineering, and Technology (Council) to develop a National ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 980”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (27D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5421 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 1988

H.R. 3332 (Related)
Global Environment Research and Policy Act of 1989

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 1989

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