H.R. 1110: Tsunami Forecasting and Warning Improvement Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 13, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Pedro Pierluisi
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1100 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2011

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 13, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 13, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 13, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

3% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend the Tsunami Warning and Education Act to direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, through the National Weather Service, to establish, maintain, and operate an additional tsunami forecast and warning center for the improvement of the evaluation of tsunami risk to, and the dissemination of forecasts and tsunami warning bulletins for, the public in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committees

House Science, Space, and Technology

Research and Technology

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/13/2013--Introduced.
Tsunami Forecasting and Warning Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Tsunami Warning and Education Act to direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), through the National Weather Service, to establish or maintain a Caribbean Tsunami Warning Center in Puerto Rico. (The responsibilities of tsunami warning centers include monitoring and evaluating earthquakes, disseminating forecasts and tsunami warning bulletins to federal, state, and local governments as well as the public, and ensuring information sharing between forecasters and emergency management officials.)

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