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

A bill to improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to support substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events, to expand commercial opportunities for the provision of weather data, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 8, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 353: Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 18, 2017. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2017
Length: 62 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 8, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

S. 570 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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