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Oct 18, 2000 Article

Second Session (2000)

Marine Research and Related Environmental Research and Development Programs Authorization Act of 2000
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Jun 23, 2000 Press Release

On Wednesday, the House adopted H.R.

May 25, 2000 Press Release

Congress today approved a measure that included provisions from a bill sponsored by Congressman Mark Udall (D-CO), a member of the House Science Committee, which establishes a coordinated interagency research and development program in the use of biomass for the production of energy, fuels and other products.  The provi

May 4, 2000 Press Release

President Clinton signed the "Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act" into law yesterday, establishing a new Federal commitment to developing this plentiful, clean-burning energy source.  U.S. Rep.

Feb 15, 2000 Press Release

Congressman Joseph Hoeffel (D-PA) today offered an amendment to the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development bill (H.R.

Jan 21, 2000 Press Release

In a speech at the California Institute of Technology, the President unveiled science and technology program highlights from the administration’s FY2001 budget submission.  Among the agencies slated for an increase are the National Institutes of Health, which would receive a $1 billion increase, and the National Science Foundation, which would receive a $675 million increase - 17% a

Sep 10, 1999 Press Release
By a unanimous vote (41-0), the Science Committee has approved H.R. 2086, legislation providing for a five-year doubling of basic research needed to underpin future technological advances in information technology.
Jun 9, 1999 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives, during consideration of H.R.1401, the Defense Authorization Bill for FY2000, today approved an amendment sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello (D-IL) to make the contractors who manage and operate Department of Energy laboratories financially accountable for security breaches by their employees.
May 26, 1999 Press Release
The House Science Committee today approved an amendment offered by Congressman Jerry F. Costello (D-IL) to implement a moratorium on certain "sensitive" foreign visits to DOE labs until sufficient counterintelligence and safeguards and security measures are in place. Mr. Costello's second amendment, also approved by the Committee, called for civil fines of up to $100,000 for each violation of DOE rules relating to the safeguarding and security of classified or sensitive information or data.
Apr 29, 1999 Press Release
Congressman Bart Gordon rejected complaints that the Spallation Neutron Source, a $1.36 billion program to build a high-intensity, pulsed neutron beam facility, may not meet its goals and needs to be delayed.