H.R. 1693 (107th): Science Education for the 21st Century Act


May 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ralph Hall

Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 3, 2001
Length: 53 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve science, mathematics, and technology education in elementary and secondary schools, advance knowledge on the effective uses of information technologies in education, increase participation in science, mathematics, and engineering careers by groups underrepresented in those fields, provide for more effective coordination of public and private sector efforts to improve science, mathematics, and technology education, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/3/2001--Introduced.Science Education for the 21st Century Act - Authorizes the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF Director) to make awards to institutions of higher education to:(1) provide scholarships to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 3, 2001

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1693”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (23D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1858 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 30, 2001

H.R. 4664 (Related)
National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 19, 2002

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