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H.R. 1709: Scientific Integrity Act

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
Mar 13, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Oct 17, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 17, 2019.

Prognosis
61% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tonko Opening Statement at Scientific Integrity Hearing
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2019

Rep. Stevens to Convene Subcommittee Hearing to Review Scientific Integrity in Federal Agencies
    — Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI11] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 16, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1709 will add $5 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1709 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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