H.R. 353: Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

H.R. 353 improves the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to focus on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities in an effort 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. Public Safety Prioritization - The bill directs ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate with Changes on Mar 29, 2017

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on March 29, 2017.

Sponsor:

Frank Lucas

Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017
Length: 98 pages

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 6, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 9, 2017
 
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.

Mar 29, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes

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.

 
House Approves Senate Changes

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 353 is 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.

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