Jul 29, 2015
Passed House on Feb 10, 2016
This bill passed in the House on February 10, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages
15% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To provide for greater accountability in Federal funding for scientific research, to promote the progress of science in the United States that serves that national interest.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3293 — 114th Congress: Scientific Research in the National Interest Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3293
“H.R. 3293 — 114th Congress: Scientific Research in the National Interest Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3293>
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