S. 7: Extreme Weather Prevention and Resilience Act

Introduced:
Jan 22, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Jan 22, 2013
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 22, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
Jan 22, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed Senate
Passed House
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Senior Senator from Nevada
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 22, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Full Title

A bill to improve the resilience of the United States to extreme weather events and to prevent the worsening of extreme weather conditions.

Summary

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Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

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

 
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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


1/22/2013--Introduced.
Extreme Weather Prevention and Resilience Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should: (1) promote investment to ensure resilience to extreme weather and disasters; (2) promote investment in clean energy infrastructure; (3) promote the development of clean energy technologies; and (4) ensure that the federal government is a leader in reducing pollution, promoting the use of clean energy sources, and improving energy efficiency.

House Republican Conference Summary

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