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S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Jan 16, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jul 10, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 10, 2019.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Klobuchar Applaud Committee Passage of Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jul 10, 2019

ICYMI: Our Nation's Veterans Are a Perfect Match for STEM Jobs
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2019

Rubio, Klobuchar Introduce Bill to Support Veterans Re-entering Workforce
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jan 18, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

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


Jan 16, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 10, 2019
Ordered Reported

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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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