To authorize activities for support of nanotechnology research and development, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 6, 2008
Length: 32 pages
May 1, 2008
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 June 5, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
May 1, 2008
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May 7, 2008
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Jun 5, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Feb 11, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 554 (111th).
H.R. 5940 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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