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S. 2503: Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act

A bill to establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
Length: 72 pages

Mar 6, 2018


Ordered Reported on Mar 8, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 8, 2018.


41% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 6, 2018

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Mar 8, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate (House next)

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2503 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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