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NSF & Congress

Major Legislation - 115th Congress


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H.R. 244, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Paul Cook, R-CA-8, January 4, 2017



H.R. 255, To authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women
Sponsor: Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-CT-5, January 4, 2017



listed in order of date introduced

H.R. 70, Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-MO-1, January 3, 2017

S.53, Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017
Sponsor: Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA, January 5, 2017

H.R.353, Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Frank D.Lucas, R-OK-3, January 6, 2017

S. 88, the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT Act)
Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer, R-NE, January 10, 2017

S. 141, the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act
Sponsor: Sen. Gary C. Peters, D-MI, January 12, 2017

S. 338, Scientific Integrity Act
Sponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson, D-FL, February 7, 2017

H.R. 935, the Cyber Security Education and Federal Workforce Enhancement Act
Sponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX-18, February 7, 2017

H.R. 1084, Today's American Dream Act
Sponsor: Rep. Robin L. Kelly, D-IL-2, February 15, 2017

H.R. 1358, To protect scientific integrity in Federal research and policymaking, and for other purposes
Sponsor: Rep. Paul Tonko, D-NY,20, March 3, 2017

S. 570, Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017
Sponsor: Sen. John Thune, D-SD, March 8, 2017

H.R. 2305, Computer Science in STEM Act of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-CA-29, May 3, 2017

HR 2590, Computer Science for All Act
Sponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee, D-CA-13, May 22, 2017

H.R. 2653, STEM Opportunities Act of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX-30, May 25, 2017

S. 1270, STEM Opportunities Act of 2017
Sponsor: Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-HI, May 25, 2017

H.R. 2763, Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017
Sponsor: Rep. Stephen Knight, R-CA, 25, May 30, 2017


See also: NSF and Congress Archive for NSF-related legislation from previous years.