H.R. 589: Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act

H.R. 589 combines seven previously passed science bills to provide policy direction to the Department of Energy on basic science research, nuclear energy research and development, research coordination and a review of existing programs, and important reforms to streamline national laboratory management. Major provisions of the legislation include:

Title I is designed to provide flexibility to modernize our country ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 20, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Length: 73 pages

Prognosis:

26% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 20, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 589 is 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.

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