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H.R. 3321: STEM to STEAM Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 18, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3321

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 18, 2019

(for himself, Ms. Bonamici, and Ms. Stefanik) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A BILL

To amend the STEM Education Act of 2015 to require the National Science Foundation to promote the integration of art and design in STEM education, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the STEM to STEAM Act of 2019.

2.

Integrating art and design into National Science Foundation informal STEM education program

Section 3 of the STEM Education Act of 2015 (42 U.S.C. 1862q) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

in paragraph (2), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in paragraph (3), by striking the period and inserting ; and; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(4)

the integration of art and design in STEM educational programs.

; and

(2)

in subsection (b)—

(A)

in paragraph (3), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in paragraph (4), by striking the period and inserting ; and; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(5)

design and testing of programming that integrates art and design in STEM education to promote creativity and innovation.

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