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 »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 18, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 18, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-25

Sponsor:

Frank Lucas

Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 5, 2017
Length: 38 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 570: Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

Referred to Committee on Mar 8, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 312: Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017

Referred to Committee on Jan 5, 2017. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 53: Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017

Referred to Committee on Jan 5, 2017. 91% incorporated. (compare text)

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.

Mar 30, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Apr 4, 2017
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 18, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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