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S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act


A bill to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 16, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 11, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 11, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-115
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senators Rubio, Klobuchar, and Representative Dunn Applaud Signing of their Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act into Law
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

Gardner’s Bill to Support Veterans Re-entering Workforce Signed Into Law
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 11, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 31, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Feb 3, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 153 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 425: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 25, 2019. 86% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 16, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 18, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 27, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 11, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 153 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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