H. R. 2420
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 19, 2015
Mr. Barton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To reduce administrative burdens on researchers.
Reducing administrative burdens of researchers
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:
The Scientific Management Review Board.
The National Academy of Sciences.
The 2007 and 2012 Faculty Burden Survey conducted by The Federal Demonstration Partnership.
Relevant recommendations from the Research Business Models Working Group.
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).