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Union Calendar No. 857

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 237

[Report No. 115–1038, Part I]


To reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2017

Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 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

November 20, 2018

Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources with an amendment

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

November 20, 2018

Referral to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology extended for a period ending not later than December 28, 2018

December 28, 2018

Additional sponsors: Ms. Bordallo, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Heck, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Bonamici, Miss González-Colón of Puerto Rico, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Posey, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Peters, Mr. Carbajal, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. Garamendi, and Mr. Poliquin

December 28, 2018

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on January 3, 2017]


A BILL

To reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Staggered terms for national integrated coastal and ocean observation system advisory committee.

Section 12304(d)(3)(B) of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 (33 U.S.C. 3603(d)(3)(B)) is amended—

(1) by striking “Members” and inserting the following:

    “(i) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in clause (ii), members”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

    “(ii) STAGGERED TERMS.—The Administrator may appoint or reappoint a member for a partial term of 1 or 2 years in order to establish a system of staggered terms. The Administrator may appoint or reappoint a member under this clause only once. A member appointed or reappointed to a partial term under this clause may not serve more than one full term.”.

SEC. 3. Integrated coastal and ocean observation system cooperative agreements.

Section 12305(a) of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 (33 U.S.C. 3604(a)) is amended by inserting “disburse appropriated funds to,” after “agreements, with,”.

SEC. 4. Reauthorization of Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009.

Section 12311 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 (33 U.S.C. 3610) is amended by striking “are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Commerce for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 such sums as are necessary” and inserting “is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Commerce for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023 $42,000,000”.


Union Calendar No. 857

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 237
[Report No. 115–1038, Part I]

A BILL
To reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes.

December 28, 2018
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed