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S. 1069 (116th): Digital Coast Act


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.

Sponsor and status

Tammy Baldwin

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Apr 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-223
Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: House Passes Young, Ruppersberger Bill to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Storms, Floods
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK0] on Nov 18, 2020

House Passes Ruppersbergers Bill to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Storms, Floods
    — Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D-MD2] on Nov 16, 2020

the daily leader: monday, november 16, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 15, 2020

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

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

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2189: Digital Coast Act

Ordered Reported on Sep 18, 2019. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 729: Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 10, 2019. 8% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 8632: Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act of 2020

Introduced on Oct 20, 2020. 2% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jun 18, 2020
 
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.

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

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate.

Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Nov 16, 2020
 
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 2, 2020
 
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 18, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1069 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1069. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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