Summary: S.677 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (09/24/1990)

Amends the Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 with respect to the Arctic Research Commission to: (1) revise membership and administration provisions; (2) direct the Commission to recommend to the Department of State's Interagency Arctic Policy Group and the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee means for developing international scientific cooperation in the Arctic; (3) require that the Commission publish a biennial statement of goals and objectives with respect to Arctic research to guide the Interagency Committee; and (4) require the Commission to report annually to the President and the Congress on its activities and accomplishments (in lieu of including this information in the Interagency Committee report).

Requires the Commission's biennial report to the President and the Congress to detail the disposition and responses to its recommendations.