S.53: Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017

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Bill Summary

Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2021 the Tsunami Warning and Education Act. The tsunami warning systems for the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and for the Atlantic Ocean are consolidated into a single warning system. The system must support international tsunami forecasting and warning efforts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) must support or maintain...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
Jan. 5, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Jan. 5, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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