US HB849 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 184-1-1)
Status: Introduced on February 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Pending: House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Revises provisions regarding the release of scientific research results by federal agencies. Each agency that funds, conducts, or oversees scientific research must (1) adopt and enforce a scientific integrity policy that includes requirements such as that scientific conclusions are not based on political considerations, and (2) submit such policy to the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for approval. Each agency must make such policy available to the public and submit such policy to Congress. Agencies and the OSTP must periodically review the policies. The Government Accountability Office shall review implementation of the policies. Each agency shall (1) appoint a Scientific Integrity Officer, (2) establish a process for dispute resolution consistent with the scientific integrity policy, and (3) establish a specified training program for current and new employees.

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Scientific Integrity Act


Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]
Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]
Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]
Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]
Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]
Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]
Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]
Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. Kathy Manning [D-NC]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. Teresa Fernandez [D-NM]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]
Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]
Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Shontel Brown [D-OH]


2021-02-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
2021-02-04HouseIntroduced in House


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