H.R. 2051 (107th): To authorize the National Science Foundation to establish regional centers for the purpose of plant genome and gene expression research and development and international research partnerships for the advancement of plant biotechnology in the developing world.


Jun 5, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 14, 2002 but was never passed by the Senate.


Nick Smith

Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 15, 2002
Length: 5 pages

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Summary (CRS)
5/14/2002--Passed House amended.Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation to award grants to consortia of institutions of higher education or nonprofit organizations with experience in plant biotechnology research (or ... Read more >
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H.R. 4664 (Related)
National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 19, 2002

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Jun 5, 2001
Reported by Committee
Mar 20, 2002
Passed House
May 14, 2002
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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