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Web Date: June 1, 2010

House Passes Reauthorization Of America Competes Act

Legislation: Third time is a charm for the measure to bolster science research, education, and innovation
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: America Competes

The House of Representatives passed a bill that keeps three key basic science agencies on a budget-doubling path and bolsters federal support for science education and innovation. After two failed attempts over a two-and-a-half week period, the House passed the America Competes Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5116) by a vote of 260 to 150 on May 28.

"Today, we took the action necessary to see consideration of this bill completed," said the bill's author, House . . .

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