Summary: S.1445 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/05/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: National Science Foundation Authorization

Title II: General Provisions

National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1995 - Title I: National Science Foundation Authorization - Authorizes appropriations to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for FY 1996 through 1998.

Authorizes FY 1996 through 1998 appropriations for a NSF pilot grant program to consortia of Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) institutions and non-EPSCoR institutions.

Requires the Director of NSF to design and implement a pilot program to develop interactive telecommunications systems at tribally-controlled community colleges. Obligates specified funds for consultation and representation expenses.

Sets forth certain reprogramming provisions.

Title II: General Provisions - Amends the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 to direct NSF to include in its annual report to the President a strategic plan defining its goals, criteria, and procedures.

Makes administrative amendments to the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 and the National Science Foundation Authorization Act, 1976.

Subjects temporary NSF employees to financial disclosure requirements.