A bill to strengthen the security and integrity of the United States scientific and research enterprise.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2020
Length: 82 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
19 Cosponsors (13 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
Jun 18, 2020
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Jul 22, 2020
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Dec 14, 2020
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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.
May 12, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1351.
S. 3997 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3997. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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