STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act - H.R. 627

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To provide for a report on broadening participation in certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, to collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA)
Latest major action: 
H.R.627 introduced on 01/16/2019
Summary of provisions
  • Directs NSF to submit a report to Congress on the effectiveness of its programs for broadening the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields.
  • Requires federal agencies with R&D budgets over $100 million to annually submit demographic and funding outcome data to NSF about all R&D grant applicants.
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
01/16/19