S. 517 (109th): Weather Modification Research and Development Policy Authorization Act of 2005


Mar 3, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kay Hutchison

Senator from Texas



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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2005
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a Weather Modification Operations and Research Board, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section4 - Directs the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to establish a Weather Modification Subcommittee to coordinate a national research program on weather modification.Requires the Subcommittee ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2005

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Nov 17, 2005
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 517”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 2995 (Related)
Weather Modification Research and Technology Transfer Authorization Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2005

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