House Bill 2533
117th Congress(2021-2022)
NEAR Act of 2021
Active
Active
Passed House on May 18, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Apr 14, 2021
Latest Action
May 19, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2533
Congress
117
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
Florida
Michigan
North Carolina
Passed
May 18, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 403, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 144, as amended; H.R. 204, as amended; H.R. 210, as amended; H.R. 240; H.R. 707, as amended; H.R. 711, as amended; H.R. 1157, as amended; H.R. 1447, as amended; H.R. 1510, as amended; H.R. 1711, as amended; H.R. 2027; H.R. 2167, as amended; H.R. 2441; H.R. 2494; H.R. 2533; H.R. 2655, as amended; H.R. 2695, H.R. 2704; H.R. 2788; H.R. 2878, as amended; and H.R. 3008.(consideration: CR H2482-2520; text: CR H2514-2515)
Summary

National Estuaries and Acidification Research Act of 2021 or the NEAR Act of 2021

This bill directs the Department of Commerce to arrange for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study that

  • examines the existing science of ocean acidification in estuarine environments,
  • examines the challenges to studying ocean acidification and acidification's interactions with other environment stressors in estuarine environments,
  • provides recommendations for improving future research with respect to ocean acidification in estuarine environments, and
  • identifies pathways for applying science in management and mitigation decisions related to ocean acidification in those environments.
Text (3)
May 19, 2021
May 18, 2021
April 14, 2021
Actions (10)
05/19/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
05/18/2021
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 403, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 144, as amended; H.R. 204, as amended; H.R. 210, as amended; H.R. 240; H.R. 707, as amended; H.R. 711, as amended; H.R. 1157, as amended; H.R. 1447, as amended; H.R. 1510, as amended; H.R. 1711, as amended; H.R. 2027; H.R. 2167, as amended; H.R. 2441; H.R. 2494; H.R. 2533; H.R. 2655, as amended; H.R. 2695, H.R. 2704; H.R. 2788; H.R. 2878, as amended; and H.R. 3008. (consideration: CR H2482-2520; text: CR H2514-2515)
05/18/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 403, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 144, as amended; H.R. 204, as amended; H.R. 210, as amended; H.R. 240; H.R. 707, as amended; H.R. 711, as amended; H.R. 1157, as amended; H.R. 1447, as amended; H.R. 1510, as amended; H.R. 1711, as amended; H.R. 2027; H.R. 2167, as amended; H.R. 2441; H.R. 2494; H.R. 2533; H.R. 2655, as amended; H.R. 2695, H.R. 2704; H.R. 2788; H.R. 2878, as amended; and H.R. 3008.(consideration: CR H2482-2520; text: CR H2514-2515)
05/18/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, proceedings on H.R. 2533 are considered vacated.
05/17/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/17/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2533.
05/17/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2385-2387; text: CR H2385)
05/17/2021
Ms. Bonamici moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/14/2021
Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
04/14/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 15, 2021 7:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:20:38 PM