Passed House — Oct 9, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 159 (Roll no. 549).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Aug 2, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 19, 1978 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district
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.
8/2/1978--Introduced.National Weather Services Act - Declares that the Secretary of Commerce, utilizing the National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shall be responsible for collection of weather ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr13715>
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