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H.R. 2420 (114th): To reduce administrative burdens on researchers.

The text of the bill below is as of May 19, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2420

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 19, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To reduce administrative burdens on researchers.

1.

Reducing administrative burdens of researchers

(a)

Implementation of measures To reduce administrative burdens

The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall implement measures to reduce the administrative burdens of researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health, taking into account the recommendations, evaluations, and plans researched by the following entities:

(1)

The Scientific Management Review Board.

(2)

The National Academy of Sciences.

(3)

The 2007 and 2012 Faculty Burden Survey conducted by The Federal Demonstration Partnership.

(4)

Relevant recommendations from the Research Business Models Working Group.

(b)

Reports

The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall submit to Congress a report on the extent to which the Director has implemented measures pursuant to subsection (a).