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H.R. 210: Rural STEM Education Research Act

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To coordinate Federal research and development efforts focused on STEM education and workforce development in rural areas, including the development and application of new technologies to support and improve rural STEM education, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Frank Lucas

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Length: 23 pages
Jan 5, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted Via Other Measures

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Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 4346: CHIPS Act of 2022 / Research and Development, Competition, and Innovation Act / Supreme Court Security Funding Act of 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 2022. (compare text)

33 Cosponsors (21 Republicans, 12 Democrats)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Lucas Rural STEM Education Bill Passed by House
    — Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3] (Sponsor) on May 18, 2021

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

The America COMPETES Act Includes Bipartisan Priorities That Will Make America’s Economy More Competitive, Prosperous
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Feb 2, 2022

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Jan 5, 2021

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May 14, 2021
Text Published

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May 18, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 210 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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