To amend the America COMPETES Act to establish certain scientific integrity policies for Federal agencies that fund, conduct, or oversee scientific research, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Length: 15 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on October 17, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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232 Cosponsors (228 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Tonko Slams Trump Administration for Flouting Scientific Standards in COVID-19 Crisis”
— Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Sponsor) on Oct 27, 2020
“Rep. Stevens to Convene Subcommittee Hearing to Review Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies”
— Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI11] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 16, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 2, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1358 (115th).
Mar 13, 2019
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Oct 17, 2019
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Feb 4, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 849.
H.R. 1709 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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