S. 1344 (113th): Arctic Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act of 2013


Jul 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Begich

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2013
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote research, monitoring, and observation of the Arctic and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 to direct the Arctic Research Commission to establish (under current law, assist in establishing) a national Arctic research program ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 23, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1344”). 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.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3613 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

S. 272 (Related)
Arctic Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2013

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