Senate Bill 360
117th Congress(2021-2022)
21st Century Space Grant Modernization Act of 2021
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 23, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 23, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 23, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
360
Congress
117
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

21st Century Space Grant Modernization Act of 2021

This bill revises provisions relating to the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shall carry out the program with the objective of providing hands-on research, training, and education programs with measurable outcomes in each state.

NASA shall carry out the program through a space grant consortium in each state.

The bill revises the purposes of the program to support space research programs that promote equally the state and regional STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) interests of each space grant consortium.

NASA shall award grants to the lead institution of each state's space grant consortium to carry out at least three of six specified research, training, and education programs.

The bill repeals certain provisions relating to the program, including provisions establishing the space grant review panel.

Text (1)
February 23, 2021
Actions (2)
02/23/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
02/23/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 24, 2021 5:57:12 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:23:48 PM