S. 1373 (110th): Building a Stronger America Act

Introduced:
May 11, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 4250 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 15, 2007

Sponsor
Mark Pryor
Senator from Arkansas
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 11, 2007
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
S. 583 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2009

H.R. 4250 (Related)
Building a Stronger America Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 11, 2007
Referred to Committee May 11, 2007
 
Full Title

A bill to provide grants and loan guarantees for the development and construction of science parks to promote the clustering of innovation through high technology activities.

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Cosponsors
9 cosponsors (5D, 4R) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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5/11/2007--Introduced.
Building a Stronger America Act - Amends the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to direct the Secretary of Commerce to award grants for the development of feasibility studies and plans for the construction of new or expansion of existing science parks.
Allows the Secretary to guarantee up to 80% of the loan amount for loans exceeding $10 million for projects for the construction of such infrastructure.
Directs the Secretary to enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) under which NAS shall evaluate, every three years, such development.

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