S.1425 - A bill to enhance the defense nanotechnology research and development program.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] (Introduced 05/17/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1425 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/17/2007)
Amends the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 relating to the defense nanotechnology research and development program (program) to: (1) revise program purposes; (2) replace the Director of Defense Research and Engineering with the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics as program administrator; (3) outline program activities, including the development of a strategic plan for defense nanotechnology research and development that is integrated with the strategic plan for the National Nanotechnology Initiative; and (4) extend through 2011 program report requirements.
Requires a report from the Comptroller General to the congressional defense and appropriations committees on progress made by the Department of Defense (DOD) in achieving program purposes.