H.R. 5714 (107th): National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002

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:

Nov 13, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 13, 2002, 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: Nov 13, 2002
Length: 91 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4664 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 19, 2002

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2005 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

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History

Nov 13, 2002
 
Introduced

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