A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Act of 2002, to reauthorize the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2017
Length: 108 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Commerce Committee Advances Coast Guard Authorization”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2017
“Commerce Committee passes Sullivan bill to modernize the NOAA Commissioned Officers Corps, update Arctic mapping, and bring Fairweather back to Ketchikan”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Jan 26, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
Jan 17, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 24, 2017
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 7, 2017
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.
S. 171 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 171. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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