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H.R. 321: Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act

H.R. 321, now P.L. 115-7, requires NASA to develop a plan for facilitating and supporting retired astronauts, scientists, engineers, and innovators to engage with K-12 female STEM students in an attempt to inspire young women to consider participating in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and to pursue careers in aerospace. Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 28, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 28, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-7

Sponsor:

Barbara Comstock

Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 42: Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act

Introduced on Jan 5, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 10, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 1, 2017
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Feb 14, 2017
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 28, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 321 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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