H.R.5029: International Science and Technology Cooperation 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 Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 8 (6 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced July 8, 2014
Latest Major Action July 15, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014 - Requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to establish a body under the National Science and Technology Council that has the responsibility of identifying and coordinating international science and technology cooperation that can strengthen U.S. science and technology enterprise, improve economic and national security, and support U.S. foreign policy goals.

Requires the body to be co-chaired by senior level officials from OSTP and the Department of State.

Requires the body to: (1) coordinate interagency international science and technology cooperative research and training activities and partnerships supported or managed by federal agencies, (2) establish federal priorities and policies for aligning such international science...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
July 14, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 14, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 346 - 41 (Roll no. 406). (text: CR H6149)

July 14, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6168-6169)
July 14, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
July 14, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5029.
July 14, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6149-6150)
July 14, 2014 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.