Reauthorization

Reauthorization of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observing System (ICOOS) Act of 2009

The ICOOS Act provides the foundation coordinating the observing efforts of the Federal agencies and the regional systems.  It establishes the standards and protocols for integrating Federal and non-federal data to provide users with seamless access to the most important information.  

Senate Bill S 914 -  The Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act

Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced S 914. On April 3, 2019, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation ordered the bill to be reported without amendment favorably.

For up-to-date status of this bill, please click here.

House Bill  HR 1314 -  Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments
Representative Don Young (R-AK) introduced HR 1314. 

For up-to-date status of this bill, please click here

Important Links:

  • ICOOS Act of 2009 (2009 | PDF)

116th Congress

  • S 914 - The Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act (2019 | PDF)
  • HR 1314 - Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments (2019 | PDF)

 

115th Congress

  • S 1425 - The Coordinated Ocean Monitoring and Research Act (2018 | PDF )
  • HR 237 -  Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observing Act Amendments (2018 | PDF)