S. 3605 (111th): America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010


Jul 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010
Length: 272 pages

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H.R. 5116 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 4, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 or America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Reauthorization Act of 2010 - TitleI - Office of Science and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 15, 2010

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Jul 22, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3605”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2757 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2014

H.R. 5116 (Related)
America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 2011

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