H.R. 4500 (106th): National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2000

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.
Introduced:

May 19, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Nick Smith

Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2000
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2001 and 2002 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

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History

May 19, 2000
 
Introduced

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