About the bill
The House passed a bill, originally filed in the House Science Committee, that many critics contend is anti-science.
H.R. 3293, the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act, would require that each National Science Foundation grant “serve the national interest.” Such interests would include improving the economy or supporting national defense, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Millions of dollars the NSF has doled out for purposes he considers less than worthwhile…
Lead sponsor Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX21) — chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee — noted ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Jul 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 10, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
H.R. 3293 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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