US HB3091 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on June 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

National Flood Research and Education Center Act This bill establishes within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a National Flood Research and Education Center (NFREC). NFREC must include (1) an office within NOAA, (2) a public university or college selected by NOAA to serve as the lead partner institution, and (3) a consortium of other public universities or colleges selected by NOAA and the lead partner institution based on their ability to fulfill specific purposes of NFREC. Among other things, NFREC shall (1) provide public research, data, education, and recommendations as they relate to flooding issues nationwide, regionally, and locally; and (2) identify opportunities for increased efficiency in allocation of resources, coordination, and consolidation of efforts as they relate to flood-related efforts with respect to NFREC's purposes.

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Title

National Flood Research and Education Center Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2019-06-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-06-04HouseReferred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-06-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
2019-06-04HouseIntroduced in House

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