S. 786 (109th): National Weather Service Duties Act of 2005


Apr 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify the duties and responsibilities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2005--Introduced.National Weather Services Duties Act of 2005 - Requires the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Weather Service (NWS), in order to protect life and property, to be responsible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 786”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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