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NSF & Congress

Major Legislation - 115th Congress


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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

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. 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


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