S. 1046 (105th): National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1997


Jul 22, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 23, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Jeffords

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Feb 12, 1998
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/1997--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - National Science Foundation Authorization Title II: General Provisions National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1997TitleI - National Science Foundation AuthorizationSets forth long-term goals and core ... Read more >

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Jul 22, 1997

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Jul 23, 1997
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Oct 20, 1997
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1046”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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H.R. 1273 (Supersedes)
National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 29, 1998

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