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H.R. 2225 (117th): National Science Foundation for the Future Act

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To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eddie Bernice Johnson

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

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2021
Length: 149 pages
Mar 26, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 4346: 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)

50 Cosponsors (37 Democrats, 13 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Johnson, lucas celebrate passage of legislation to fund american science and innovation at nsf and doe
    — Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson [D-TX30, 1993-2022] (Sponsor) on Jun 29, 2021

Lofgren Provisions Advance in Science Committee to Expand Research Funding, Include Wildfire Resilience Efforts, & Cultivate STEM Pipeline
    — Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA18] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2021

the daily leader: monday, june 28, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 27, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2225 will add $75.9 billion in new spending through 2031.


Mar 26, 2021

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May 13, 2021
Considered by Research and Technology

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Jun 15, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Jun 25, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jun 28, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 28, 2021
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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H.R. 2225 (117th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2225. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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