Public Law 115-25: Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

By | October 12, 2017
The seal of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The seal of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Public Law 115-25 authorizes several programs to improve NOAA’s weather forecasting and alert capabilities.

Authorizes a number of programs to enhance weather forecasting and alerts at NOAA.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-01-09
Passed Senate
2017-03-29
Signed by President
2017-04-18
Became Public Law
2017-04-18

Amendments

S.Amdt.204: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/204

S.Amdt.205: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/205

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3]

Cosponsors: Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1], Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21], Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-48], Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2], Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large], Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote; House agreed to Senate amendments by voice vote.

Passed Senate with amendments by unanimous consent.

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