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H.R. 4640: National Centers of Excellence in Coastal Flood Research and Education Act

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To designate public colleges and universities that provide research, data, and recommendations on physical science, social science, economic analysis, policy analysis, risk analysis, monitoring, predicting, and planning for coastal flooding as National Centers of Excellence in Coastal Flood Research and Education.

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Scott Taylor

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Dec 13, 2017


Introduced on Dec 13, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017

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