About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to improve the operational weather programs of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to affirm the Federal responsibility for the provision of effective weather and related services, to assure to the maximum possible extent that all available Federal resources are utilized in a coordinated manner for weather-related research, development, and technology, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Aug 2, 1978
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Sep 19, 1978
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 13715”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 13715 — 95th Congress: National Weather Services Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr13715
“H.R. 13715 — 95th Congress: National Weather Services Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1978. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr13715>
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