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H.R. 2406: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2019

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To amend the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Act of 2002 to make certain changes to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's commissioned officer corps, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ed Case

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 49 pages
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Sep 18, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 18, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 2981 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Dec 11, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Opening Statement: Ranking Member McClintock - Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee
    — Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4] on May 8, 2019

Natural Resources Committee Approves 16 Bills, Including Key Legislation to Protect Wildlife, Improve Ocean Mapping, Better Manage Fisheries
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] on Sep 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2406 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.


Apr 30, 2019

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May 8, 2019
Considered by Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

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Sep 18, 2019
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2406 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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