H.R.3952: NOAA Chief Scientist Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 16, 2021
  • Latest Major Action July 28, 2022

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Bill Summary

NOAA Chief Scientist Act This bill revises requirements concerning the qualifications and responsibilities of the Chief Scientist in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Specifically, the bill establishes new minimum qualification requirements for the position of the Chief Scientist. It also outlines new responsibilities of the Chief Scientist. For example, the Chief Scientist must follow NOAA's scientific integrity...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.3952.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 28, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
July 27, 2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1254, and the motion offered by Mr. Kildee, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 623, as amended; H.R. 3952, as amended; H.R. 3962, as amended; H.R. 4551; H.R. 5313, as amended; H.R. 6933; H.R. 7132, as amended; H.R. 7361; H.R. 7569; H.R. 7624, as amended; H.R. 7733, as amended; and H.R. 7981, as amended. (consideration: CR H7197-7211, H7219-7220, H7223-7237; text: 07/26/2022 CR H7095)
July 27, 2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1254, proceedings on H.R. 3952 are considered vacated.
July 26, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
July 26, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7095-7097; text: CR H7095)
July 26, 2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
July 26, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3952.
July 26, 2022
Mr. Beyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 26, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7095-7097)
June 16, 2022

Committee on Natural Resources discharged.

June 16, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 284.
June 16, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 117-373, Part I.
April 5, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 5, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 16, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
June 16, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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.
June 16, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.)

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