H.R.4176 - Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] (Introduced 03/06/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/11/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4176 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/06/2014)
Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2014 - Establishes the position of Science Laureate of the United States.
Requires the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to appoint a Science Laureate on the basis of merit, particularly the ability of such individual to foster and enhance public awareness and interest in science and to provide ongoing significant scientific contributions.
Encourages each Science Laureate to continue his or her scientific work and directs the NAS to facilitate his or her duties.
Limits the term of a Science Laureate to one year.