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H.R.4159: America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 26 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action June 13, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Establishes, revises, and extends specified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, as well as education, research, and training programs.

Authorizes appropriations for FY2015-FY2019 for: (1) the National Science Foundation (NSF), (2) the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and (3) the Department of Energy (DOE) for activities of the Office of Science.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
March 11, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
March 11, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
March 6, 2014 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
March 6, 2014 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology