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H.R. 4377 (115th): Accelerating American Leadership in Science Act of 2018

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To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out certain upgrades to research equipment and construct research user facilities, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Randy Hultgren

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Nov 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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House Passes Hultgren Legislation Supporting Global Science at Fermilab and Argonne
    — Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 13, 2018

Noem, House Vote to Boost Sanford Lab Research
    — Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2018

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Fostering good relations with China
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Feb 20, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4377 will add $1.5 billion in new spending through 2022.

History

Nov 13, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 13, 2018
 
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.

Feb 13, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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H.R. 4377 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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