Congress   115
Bill #   HR589
Sponsor   Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
Title   Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act
Date Introduced 01/20/2017
Policy Issue Energy and Mineral Resources
Description Summary A bill to establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes. The bill includes the first comprehensive authorization of the Office of Science which will manage 10 national labs and is the country's largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences. Marine renewables are found in the Department of Energy.
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Date of Action 01/24/2017
Latest Action Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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