S. 2817 (107th): National Science Foundation Doubling Act


Jul 29, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 5, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2002
Length: 68 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section4 - Specifies goals under National Science Foundation policy objectives of: (1) strengthening the Nation's lead in science and technology; (2) increasing overall workforce skills; and (3) strengthening innovation.Section5 - ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2002

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Sep 5, 2002
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Oct 16, 2002
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee 2.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2817”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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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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