H.R. 2413 (113th): Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014


Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 1, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jim Bridenstine

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2014
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prioritize and redirect NOAA resources to a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to deliver substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events, such as those associated with hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, floods, storm surges, and wildfires, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/1/2014--Passed House amended.Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014 - Section2 - Requires the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (who is also the Administrator of the National Oceanic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 18, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 5, 2013
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 1, 2014
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2413”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (13R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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Primary Source

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