*** Please note recorded votes will be rolled to the afternoon
Full Committee Markup of:
H.R. 4755, the Privacy Enhancing Technology Research Act - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 35-0
Authorizes research, workforce development, and standards-setting activities at the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology for privacy-enhancing technologies and calls for government coordination for the development of PETs to ensure responsible data use.
- Amendment #016 to H.R. 4755, Offered by Ms. Sykes (D-OH). - passed by voice vote
Inserting the following language: Fundamental research on technologies and techniques to preserve the privacy and confidentiality of individuals from unconsented, unwanted, or unauthorized location tracking, including through GPS.
H.R. 4824, the Carbon Sequestration Collaboration Act - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 35-0
Directs a coordinated research effort across the Department of Energy, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of the Interior to improve our ability to sequester carbon through land use.
H.R. 4877, the Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 35-0
Directs the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research, development, and demonstration program to improve data on the location of abandoned wells; processes of plugging, reclaiming, and repurposing wells; and the ability to mitigate the potential environmental impacts of leaking wells.
- Amendment #017 to H.R. 4877, Offered by Ms. McClellan (D-VA) with Ms. Sykes (D-OH). - passed by voice vote
Adds "impacted communities, state and local governments, and landowners" to list of stakeholders for consultation
H.R. 1069, the Clean Energy Demonstration Transparency Act of 2023 - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 35-0
Expands reporting requirements at the Department of Energy for all demonstration projects managed by their new office of Clean Energy Demonstrations.
- Amendment #011 to H.R. 1069, Offered by Ms. Lee (D-PA). - passed by voice vote
To require that reports also be made publicly available
H.R. 3915, the Aviation Weather Improvement Act - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 35-0
Improves the National Weather Service’s forecasting of turbulence and acquisition of aviation weather data.
- Amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 3915 Offered by Mr. McCormick (R-GA). - passed by voice vote
Amendment in the nature of a substitute that includes input from NOAA and FAA.
H.R. 4866, the Fire Weather Development Act of 2023 - favorably reported to the House by a vote of 33-2
Directs the Administrator of NOAA to establish a program to improve fire weather and fire environment forecasting, detection, and local collaboration, and for other purposes.
- Amendment #037 to H.R. 4866, Offered by Mr. Babin (R-TX) - passed by voice vote
Authorizes NOAA to utilize capabilities of UAS for fire weather and fire environment observations as well as use a wildfire airspace operations systems when developed by NASA.
- Amendment #052 to H.R. 4866, Offered by Ms. Ross (D-NC) - passed by voice vote
NWS Incident Meteorologists Overtime Pay
- Amendment Fire Weather Amendment 1 to H.R. 4866, Offered by Mr. Lucas (R-OK) - passed by voice vote
Adds the text of H.R. 369, the NIST Wildland Fire Communications and Information Dissemination Act, as passed