H.R. 5952 (112th): To require each Federal agency to submit and obtain approval from the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy of guidelines for ensuring and maximizing the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of scientific information relied upon by the agency.


Jun 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Manzullo

Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
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6/18/2012--Introduced.Requires federal agencies, by January 1, 2013, to have in effect guidelines to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of the scientific information upon which the agencies ... Read more >

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Jun 18, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5952”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (6R, 3D) (show)
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