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H.R. 1561 (114th): Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2016

To improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to support substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events, to expand commercial opportunities for the provision of weather data, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Frank Lucas

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2016
Length: 96 pages
Introduced:

Mar 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 1, 2016 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 25, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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May 19, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 19, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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Dec 1, 2016
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1561 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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