H.R. 6003 (111th): To provide for the establishment of the National Fab Lab Network to build out a network of community based, networked Fabrication Laboratories across the United States to foster a new generation with scientific and engineering skills and to provide a work force capable of producing world class individualized and traditional manufactured goods.


Jul 30, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Foster

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010
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7/30/2010--Introduced.National Fab Lab Network Act of 2010 - Establishes the National Fab Lab Network (NFLN), as a non-profit entity, to facilitate the construction of a network of connected labs.Defines "Fab ... Read more >

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Jul 30, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6003”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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