About the bill
The Global Change Research Act 1990 is a United States law requiring research into global warming and related issues. It requires a report to Congress every four years on the environmental, economic, health and safety consequences of climate change.
According to a summary by the Congressional Research Service, the Act:
- "Directs the President, through the Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Engineering, and Technology (Council), to establish the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences to carry out Council functions under specified provisions of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 relating to global change research, to increase the effectiveness and productivity of Federal global change research efforts.
- Directs the President to establish an interagency United States Global Change Research Program to improve understanding of global change ...
Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 1990
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 16, 1990.
Senator for South Carolina
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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1990
S. 169 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 169. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
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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Global Change Research Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-606, S. 169, 101st Cong..
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