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H.R. 144: Supporting Early-Career Researchers Act

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To forestall the loss of research talent by establishing a temporary early career research fellowship program.

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Sponsor and status

Eddie Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jan 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Mar 9, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 9, 2021.

The House Majority Leader indicated on May 14, 2021 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis
15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

chairwoman Johnson and ranking member lucas pass legislation to strengthen u.s. stem workforce
    — Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX30] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2021

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Amendment to Promote Diversity in STEM Careers Passes House Science, Space, and Technology Committee
    — Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI4] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 9, 2021

Committee Adopts Posey Amendments to Strengthen Research Opportunities for COVID Affected Americans
    — Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] on Mar 9, 2021

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History

Jan 4, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Mar 9, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 14, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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May 14, 2021
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

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May 18, 2021
 
Text Published

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H.R. 144 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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