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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


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)
Ordered Reported — Sep 26, 1989


Feb 9, 1989

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H.R. 980 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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