H.R. 1834, The National Ocean Exploration Program Act
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H.R. 1834 would authorize the national ocean exploration program and the national undersea research program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
National Ocean Exploration Program Act - Requires a coordinated national ocean exploration program in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Requires NOAA to: (1) appoint an Ocean Exploration Advisory Board; and (2) convene an ocean technology and infrastructure task force.
NOAA Undersea Research Program Act of 2007 - Requires an undersea research program that shall be conducted through a national headquarters, a network of extramural regional undersea research centers representing all NOAA regions, and a national technology institute.
Authorizes NOAA, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of the Navy, and other federal agencies involved in programs under this Act to participate in interagency financing and share, transfer, receive, and spend funds appropriated to any federal participant in the program.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 6/28/2007: House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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