H.R. 363 (110th): Sowing the Seeds Through Science and Engineering Research Act


Jan 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 24, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Barton “Bart” Gordon

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2007
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize programs for support of the early career development of science and engineering researchers, and for support of graduate fellowships, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/24/2007--Passed House amended.Sowing the Seeds Through Science and Engineering Research Act - Section2 - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to carry out a program of awarding ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 10, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 28, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 24, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 363”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Apr 24, 2007 6:32 p.m.
Agreed to 254/165
Apr 24, 2007 7:12 p.m.
Passed 397/20

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