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S. 914: Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020

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A bill to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, to clarify the authority of the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with respect to post-storm assessments, and to require the establishment of a National Water Center, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2020
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 30, 2020

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

The House Majority Leader indicated on Nov 27, 2020 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
68% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

the weekly leader: friday, november 27, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 27, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 914 will add $467 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2019
 
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.

Jul 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 27, 2020
 
Text Published

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 914 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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