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H.RES.51: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that adding art and design into Federal programs that target the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields encourages innovation and economic growth in the United States.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||education|
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|Sponsor||Jim Langevin, D-R.I.|
|Total Cosponsors||11 (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Feb. 4, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
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Recognizes the importance of art and design in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Supports the designation of a STEM-to-STEAM Month.
Encourages the inclusion of art and design in the STEM fields during the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Higher Education Act.
Encourages the Secretaries of Commerce and Education, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a STEM to STEAM Council in order to facilitate a comprehensive approach to incorporate art and design into federal STEM programs.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology|
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to House Education and the Workforce|