S.881 - Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 03/26/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 116-171|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/11/2019 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 322. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.881 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/26/2019)
Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act
This bill sets forth provisions concerning improving the ability of the United States to forecast space weather events and mitigate the effects of space weather.
The bill provides statutory authority for the National Science and Technology Council's Space Weather Operations, Research, and Mitigation Working Group, which coordinates executive branch efforts to understand, prepare, coordinate, and plan for space weather.
The bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Science Foundation, Air Force, Navy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Security Council, and Federal Aviation Administration to carry out specified space weather activities.