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H.R.4186: FIRST Act of 2014
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||science, technology, communications|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Larry Bucshon, R-Ind.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 10, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||May 28, 2014|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act of 2014 or FIRST Act of 2014 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2014-FY2015 to the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Specifies policy objectives for the NSF in allocating resources.
Directs the NSF to award federal funding for basic research and education in the sciences through a new research grant or cooperative agreement only if it makes, and justifies in writing, an affirmative determination that the grant or agreement is worthy of federal funding and meets certain other criteria.
Authorizes the NSF Director to increase funding for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program (or any successor) over the previous fiscal year's funding level only at the same rate as a corresponding funding increase for the NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship program (or any successor).
Allows any Education and Human Resources Directorate grant to support informal education to be us...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 28, 2014||Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.|
|May 28, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|May 21, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|March 13, 2014||Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .|
|March 13, 2014||Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|March 11, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.|
|March 10, 2014||Referred to House Small Business|
|March 10, 2014||Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology|