Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act - H.R.425 / S.153

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Reps. Neal Dunn (R-FL) and Conor Lamb (D-PA) / Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Latest major action: 
House passed by voice vote on 02/25/2019
Summary of provisions
  • Directs the National Science Foundation to develop a plan for how the agency can enhance outreach efforts to veterans
  • Directs the National Science Board to include data on veterans in STEM careers or education programs in its S&E Indicators report
  • Directs the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to establish an interagency working group to coordinate federal programs and policies for transitioning veterans and military spouses into┬áSTEM careers
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
House passed by voice vote
02/25/2019
Bill introduced
01/10/2019
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Bill introduced
01/16/2019
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