H.R.3654 - Hurricane Satellite Modernization Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Klein, Ron [D-FL-22] (Introduced 09/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||09/28/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.|
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Summary: H.R.3654 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/25/2009)
Hurricane Satellite Modernization Act - Authorizes the Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to procure and launch the next-generation Extended Ocean Vector Winds Mission, or XOVWM, constellation of satellites.
Requires the Administrator to coordinate with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to ensure that the capabilities of the XOVWM constellation of satellites will meet the operational data needs of NOAA.
Requires development of a plan and schedule for the procurement and launch of the XOVWM constellation of satellites.
Authorizes the Administrator of NOAA to operate the constellation of satellites procured under this Act.