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H.R.967: Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 4 (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 5, 2013
Latest Major Action April 17, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 11, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2013 - Amends the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to rename the National High-Performance Computing Program as the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program.

(Sec. 2) Directs the federal agencies participating in the Program to: (1) periodically assess the contents and funding levels of program component areas and restructure the Program when warranted; and (2) ensure that the Program includes large-scale, long-term, interdisciplinary research and development (R&D) activities, including such activities in networking and information technology in areas having the potential for significant contributions to national economic competitiveness and for other societal benefits.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 17, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
April 16, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 16, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 11 (Roll no. 108). (text: CR H2049-2051)

April 16, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2054-2055)
April 16, 2013 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.
April 16, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 967.
April 16, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2048-2053)
April 16, 2013 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 11, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 20.
April 11, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 113-34.
March 14, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
March 14, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 5, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.