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NSF Congressional Highlight

House Science Committee Organizes

February 16, 2001

Chairman Sherry Boehlert (R-NY) and Ranking Democrat Ralph M. Hall (D-TX) announced this week that the House Science Committee has named the following as subcommittees chairs and ranking minority members for the 107th Congress:

Subcommittee on Research
Chair, Rep. Nick Smith (R-MI)
Ranking Democrat, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)

Subcommittee on Energy
Chair, Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Ranking Democrat, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards
Chair, Rep. Vernon J. Ehlers (R-MI)
Ranking Democrat, Rep. James A. Barcia (D-MI)

Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee
Chair, Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)
Ranking Democrat, Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN)

 

TIM CLANCY MOVES TO HOUSE SCIENCE COMMITTEE

Among the newly named staff on the House Science Committee is Tim Clancy, formerly a Senior Legislative Policy Analyst at NSF. Clancy, a New York native, had formerly worked on the Science Committee and in Rep. Sherry Boehlert's personal office. He returned to the Committee after six years of distinguished service at NSF.

 

BUDGET ADJUSTMENT

The final budget action of the 106th Congress, signed into law by the President on December 21, included a $1 billion across-the-board cut in 12 of the 13 appropriations bills. For NSF, this amounts to a 0.22 percent ($9.74 million) reduction in its $4.426 billion appropriation.

National Science Foundation
Discretionary Budget Authority

(in $ millions)

Account

FY 2000
CP

FY 2001
Request

FY 2001
Enacted

0.22%
FY 2001
Rescission

Net
FY 2001
Plan

Research & Related
Activities (R&RA)

2,958.46

3,540.68

3,350.00

- 7.37

3,342.63

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Education & Human
Resources (EHR)
690.87 729.01 787.35 - 1.73 785.62
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Major Research
Equipment (MRE)
93.50 138.54 121.60 - 0.27 121.33
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Salaries &
Expenses (S&E)
148.90 157.89 160.89 - 0.35

160.54

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Office of the
Inspector General (OIG)
5.45 6.28 6.28 -0.01

6.27

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Total NSF 3,897.18 4,572.40 4,426.12 -9.74

4,416.38

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