House Bill 2225
117th Congress(2021-2022)
National Science Foundation for the Future Act
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Passed House on Jun 28, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 26, 2021
Latest Action
Jul 12, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
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
2225
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
New Jersey
California
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Michigan
Michigan
New Hampshire
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New York
New York
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
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California
Virginia
Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
June 28, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

National Science Foundation for the Future Act

This bill reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF.

The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to

  • enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to assess the status and opportunities for Pre-K through 12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science, (STEM) education research;
  • award grants to establish no fewer than three multidisciplinary Centers for Tranformative Education Research and Translation to support research and development of STEM education innovations;
  • award grants to establish a network of centers for science and technical education;
  • carry out a national initiative to facilitate the development of networks and partnerships to broaden participation in STEM studies and careers of historically underrepresented groups;
  • maintain a Research Security and Policy office to coordinate all research security policy issues across the NSF;
  • award grants to support research to improve our understanding of the climate system and related human and environmental systems;
  • support research to significantly advance our understanding of the food-energy-water system; and
  • award grants to advance knowledge of risk assessment and predictability to improve our ability to predict extreme events and natural hazards, including pandemics.

The bill also establishes within the NSF a Directorate for Science and Engineering Solutions to advance research and development solutions to address societal and national challenges.

Text (4)
July 12, 2021
June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021
March 26, 2021
Actions (19)
07/12/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
06/28/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/28/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 345 - 67 (Roll no. 186). (text: CR H3187-3202)
06/28/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 345 - 67 (Roll no. 186).
06/28/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3222-3223)
06/28/2021
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.
06/28/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2225.
06/28/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3187-3206)
06/28/2021
Ms. Johnson (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/28/2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 51.
06/28/2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 117-73.
06/15/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/15/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/13/2021
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
05/13/2021
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/04/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
03/26/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
03/26/2021
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E305)
03/26/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 27, 2021 9:18:17 AM
Record Updated
Oct 21, 2021 6:30:21 PM