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H.R. 6229: National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018

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To authorize the programs of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Barbara Comstock

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

Jun 26, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

75% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6229 will add $1.1 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Jun 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6229 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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