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H.R. 13939 (95th): Impact of Science and Technology on Society Act

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A bill to provide for the establishment of a Commission on the impact of Science and Technology on Society in order to examine trends and future developments in science and technology and their impact, delineate choices for promoting America's well-being in the light of these trends and developments, and to present options for their implementation in the context of societal requirements.

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Aug 17, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 17, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olin Teague

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district




Aug 17, 1978

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H.R. 13939 (95th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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