Congress   115
     
Bill #   HR3763
     
Sponsor   Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]
     
Title   Smarter EPSCoR Act
     
Date Introduced 09/13/2017
   
Policy Issue Science Funding
   
Description Summary To require a per capita calculation for eligibility of a jurisdiction to participate in the EPSCoR program of the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes. Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program described under section 517 of National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2010 (42 U.S.C. 1862p–9), the Director of the National Science Foundation shall ensure that the proportion of the total amount of National Science Foundation research support attributed to a jurisdiction over a 3-year period is calculated on a per capita basis.
   
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Date of Action 09/13/2017
   
Latest Action Introduced in House. Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
   

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