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NSF & Congress

Major Legislation - 114th Congress

NSF APPROPRIATIONS

2016

H.R. 5393, Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes, All Info | Bill text
Sponsor: Rep. John Culberson, R-TX-7, June 7, 2016

House Report 114-605, House Appropriations Committee, June 7, 2016

S. 2837, Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, All Info | Bill text
Sponsor: Sen. Richard Shelby, R-AL, April 21, 2016

Senate Report 114-239, Senate Appropriations Committee, April 21, 2016

 

2015

H.R. 2578, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016, All Info | Bill text
Sponsor: Rep. John Culberson, R-TX-7, May 27, 2015

House Report 114-130, House Appropriations Committee Report, 5/27/15

 

NSF AUTHORIZATION

H.R. 1806, America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX-21 (introduced 4/15/15)

"America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015" (H.R. 1806): Impact on the National Science Foundation, May 7, 2015

H.R. 1898, the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX-30 (introduced 4/21/15)

S.3084, a bill to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States
Text as introduced
Sponsor: Sen. Cory Gardner, R-CO (introduced 6/22/16)

 

OTHER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING LEGISLATION

listed in order of date introduced

H.R. 467, the STEM Opportunities Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX-30 (introduced 1/22/15)

H.R. 591, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX-30 (introduced 1/28/15)

H.R. 1020, the STEM Education Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX-21 (introduced 2/20/15)

H.R. 1030, the Secret Science Reform Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX-21 (introduced 2/24/15)

S. 747, the American Innovation Act
(Sponsor: Sen. Richard Durbin, D-IL (introduced 3/16/15)

H.R. 1426, the Public Access to Public Science Act
Sponsor: Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr., R-WI-5 (introduced 3/18/15)

S. 771, the Manufacturing Universities Act of 2015
Sponsor: Sen. Christopher Coons, D-DE (introduced 3/18/15)

S. 894, the Innovate America Act
Sponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN (introduced 3/26/15)

H.R. 1924, the Hispanic Opportunity Program in Education and Science Act
Sponsor: Rep. Jose Serrano, D-NY-15 (introduced 4/21/15)

H.R. 3033, the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia (READ) Act
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX-21 (introduced 7/13/15)

H.R.3293, To provide for greater accountability in Federal funding for scientific research, to promote the progress of science in the United States that serves that national interest.
Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX-21 (introduced 7/29/15)

H.R. 4742, the Promoting Women in Entrepreunership Act
Sponsor: Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-CT-5 (introduced 3/15/16)

S. 2710, A bill to increase the participation of historically underrepresented demographic groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and industry.
Sponsor: Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-HI (introduced 3/17/16)

H.R. 5049, To provide for improved management and oversight of major multi-user research facilities funded by the National Science Foundation, to ensure transparency and accountability of construction and management costs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-GA-11 (introduced 4/26/16)

 

See also: NSF and Congress Archive for NSF-related legislation from previous years.