NOAA Weather Radio Modernization Act of 2021 or the NWR Modernization Act of 2021
This bill provides for the expansion of, and upgrades to, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio All Hazards network (NWR).
NOAA shall expand coverage of NWR and ensure its reliability by
NOAA shall provide upgrades to NWR to ensure its capabilities and coverage remain valuable to the public. In carrying out specified objectives for the provision of such upgrades, NOAA must prioritize practices, capabilities, and technologies most capable of making real-time warning information and broadcasts available online.
NOAA shall complete an assessment of access to NWR.