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.
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.
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
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H.R. 3293 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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