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Ocean Science Legislation

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Congress 115
Bill Number HR589
Original Sponsor Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]
Bill Title Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act
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.

Date Introduced 1/20/2017
Actions 01/20/2017: Introduced in House. <br /> 01/24/2017: Passed/agreed to in House: Agreed to by voice vote.<br /> 01/30/2017: Received in the Senate. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.<br /> 3/08/2018: Ordered to be reported.<br /> 5/9/2018: Report submitted No. 115-242.
Date of Action 1/24/2017
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