H.R. 4997 (111th): National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2010

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:

Apr 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Lipinski

Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2010
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2011 through 2015 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 13, 2010
 
Introduced

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