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NSF & Congress

Actions on NSF Appropriations and Authorization Legislation

June 1, 2015

U.S. Capitol The House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) bill on a voice vote on May 20, 2015. The bill funds the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies.

The House of Representatives approved the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1806) by a vote of 217-205 on May 20, 2015. The bill authorizes appropriations for NSF, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Department of Energy Office of Science, and others.

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