House Bill 3593
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Department of Energy Science for the Future Act
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Passed House on Jun 28, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 28, 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
3593
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
Passed
June 28, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Department of Energy Science for the Future Act

This bill supports specified research and development activities of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science.

The bill establishes various programs, including

  • a basic energy sciences research and development program;
  • a biological systems science and climate and environmental science research and development program;
  • earth and environmental systems science research;
  • a coastal zone research initiative;
  • a Quantum User Expansion for Science and Technology program or QUEST program;
  • a collaborative research and development program of fusion energy technologies;
  • a research program on the fundamental constituents of matter and energy and the nature of space and time;
  • a high energy physics research program;
  • research activities on the nature of the primary contents of the universe, including the nature of dark energy and dark matter;
  • a research program to discover and understand various forms of nuclear matter; and
  • a high intensity laser research initiative.

The DOE Office of Science shall continue to leverage U.S. participation in the Large Hadron Collider and prioritize expanding international partnerships and investments in the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

The bill requires DOE to expand opportunities to increase the number, diversity, equity, and inclusion of highly skilled science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals working in DOE.

Text (4)
July 12, 2021
June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021
Actions (15)
07/12/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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): 351 - 68 (Roll no. 187). (text: CR H3206-3218)
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): 351 - 68 (Roll no. 187).
06/28/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3223-3224)
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. 3593.
06/28/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3206-3220)
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. 50.
06/28/2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 117-72.
06/15/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/15/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/28/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
05/28/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
May 29, 2021 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Sep 22, 2021 6:47:13 PM