S. 1250 (96th): Stevenson Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980

Introduced:

May 24, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 21, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 21, 1980.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-480

Sponsor:

Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote United States technological innovation for the achievement of national economic, environmental, and social goals, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (Pub.L. 96–480) (94 Stat. 2311) was the first major U.S. technology transfer law. It required federal laboratories to actively participate in and budget for technology transfer activities.

The Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act was signed into law by the thirty-ninth President of the United States Jimmy Carter on October 21, 1980 ...

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History

May 24, 1979
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 15, 1980
 
Reported by Committee

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

May 28, 1980
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Sep 8, 1980
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Oct 21, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 21, 1980
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

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