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S. 1787 - National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act

Introduced: 2017-09-11
Bill Status: By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-404.
 

National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act

This bill amends the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 to: (1) reauthorize such Act through FY2023, and (2) provide for the Associate Director for Core Science Systems to replace the Associate Director for Geology as the chairperson of the geologic mapping advisory committee.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1787


    To reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 11, 2017

    Ms. Murkowski (for herself and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

    To reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.

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 “National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization of National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.

(a) Reauthorization.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Section 9(a) of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 31h(a)) is amended by striking “2018” and inserting “2023”.

(2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—Section 4(b)(1) of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 31c(b)(1)) is amended by striking “Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009” each place it appears in subparagraphs (A) and (B) and inserting “National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act”.

(b) Geologic mapping advisory committee.—Section 5(a)(3) of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 31d(a)(3)) is amended by striking “Associate Director for Geology” and inserting “Associate Director for Core Science Systems”.

(c) Clerical amendments.—Section 3 of the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 31b) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (4), by striking “section 6(d)(3)” and inserting “section 4(d)(3)”;

(2) in paragraph (5), by striking “section 6(d)(1)” and inserting “section 4(d)(1)”; and

(3) in paragraph (9), by striking “section 6(d)(2)” and inserting “section 4(d)(2)”.


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