H.R. 7782 (93rd): National Science Foundation Authorization Act

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.
Introduced:

May 14, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Olin Teague

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for activities of the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 14, 1973
 
Introduced

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