H.R. 2015 (112th): American Discoveries and American Jobs Commission Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Chaka Fattah
Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 26, 2011
Length
10 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 614 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Introduced May 26, 2011
Referred to Committee May 26, 2011
 
Full Title

To establish the Commission on American Discoveries and American Jobs to study and recommend improvements to the federal funding of research.

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House Science, Space, and Technology

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5/26/2011--Introduced.
American Discoveries and American Jobs Commission Act of 2011 or Herb Vederman Commission on American Discoveries and American Jobs Act of 2011 - Establishes the Commission on American Discoveries and American Jobs to study:
(1) the state of technology transfer from federally funded research to the private sector;
(2) the possibilities for the federal government to collect royalties from early research that leads to the commercialization of a profitable product or technology;
(3) the potential adverse consequences of such royalties on technology transfer, commercialization, and economic growth; and
(4) the potential benefits of reinvesting revenues from federal royalties into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and seeding future federally funded research.
Requires submission to Congress of recommendations of specified regulatory and statutory changes.

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