H.R. 3228, a bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to improve science, data, and services that enable sound decision making in response to coastal flood risk, inc
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on January 19, 2022
H.R. 3228 would direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to research coastal flooding, coastal land loss, sea level rise, and the water levels of the Great Lakes and to use the resulting data to help affected communities plan for current and future risks of flooding.
Section 1 would authorize the appropriation of $3 million annually over the 2022-2026 period to NOAA for those purposes, and
Section 2 would create an interagency subcommittee for research concerning the science and technology used to measure, predict, and deliver information about the risk of coastal flooding.
The costs of the legislation, detailed in Table 1, fall within budget function 300 (natural resources and environment).