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S. 1069: Digital Coast Act

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A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a constituent-driven program to provide a digital information platform capable of efficiently integrating coastal data with decision-support tools, training, and best practices and to support collection of priority coastal geospatial data to inform and improve local, State, regional, and Federal capacities to manage the coastal region, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tammy Baldwin

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Apr 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Sep 30, 2020

This bill passed in the Senate on September 30, 2020 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
76% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1069 will add $16 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 18, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Sep 30, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 1, 2020
 
Text Published

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1069 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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