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S. 2511 (115th): CENOTE Act of 2018

A bill to require the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere to carry out a program on coordinating the assessment and acquisition by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of unmanned maritime systems, to make available to the public data collected by the Administration using such systems, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Mar 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-394

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2511 will add $5 million in new spending through 2023.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5196: CENOTE Act of 2018

Introduced on Mar 7, 2018. 55% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 7, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 9, 2018
 
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.

Aug 23, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 10, 2018
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2018
 
Senate 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2511 (115th) was 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.

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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