A bill to improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016
Length: 42 pages
Apr 19, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 19, 2016
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Apr 27, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 28, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
May 2, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 141.
S. 2817 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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