Summary: S.Con.Res.149 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (11/18/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Declares that Congress commends the employees of the National Weather Service for their extraordinary dedication and hard work during Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne, especially: (1) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Tropical Prediction Center/National Hurricane Center, Hydrometeorological Prediction Center, and National Data Buoy Center; (2) the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida; (3) the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron of the 403rd Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi; (4) the Hurricane Liaison Team; (5) the National Ocean Service; and (6) the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service.

Declares that Congress commends the Southern, Eastern, and Central Region Weather Forecast Offices of San Juan, Miami, Tampa Bay, Key West, Melbourne, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Atlanta, Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Morristown, Charleston, Morehead City, Wilmington, Wakefield, Taunton, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Jackson, Nashville, and Houston for their extraordinary dedication and hard work during such Hurricanes.

Declares that Congress: (1) commends the employees of the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, especially the Hurricane Research Division; (2) thanks the commercial and media meteorologists for their contributions in disseminating the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts and warnings to the public; and (3) expresses its support for the ongoing hard work and dedication of all who provide accurate and timely hurricane forecasts.