Sponsor: PEARSON, James Blackwood (R-KS)
Description: TO AGREE TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO S. 3383, TO DEVELOP A NATIONAL WEATHER MODIFICATION POLICY.
Bill summary: (Measure passed Senate, amended)
National Weather Modification Policy Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a comprehensive study of the state of scientific knowledge concerning weather modification and weather modification technology.
Authorizes the Secretary, in conducting such study, to review and analyze the feasibility and necessity of negotiating an international agreement concerning the peaceful uses of weather modification.
Requires the Secretary to prepare and submit to
the President and the Congress, within one year after the enactment of this Act, a final report on the findings and conclusions of such study, including a recommended national policy on weather modification.
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Bill titles: An Act to authorize and direct the Secretary of Commerce to develop a national policy on weather modification, and for other purposes.; A bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of Commerce to develop a national policy on weather modification.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 122, p. 148A;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov