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Referred in Senate (06/24/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1637


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 24, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


AN ACT

To require annual reports on the activities and accomplishments of federally funded research and development centers within the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Federally Funded Research and Development Sunshine Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Annual reports on projects of federally funded research and development centers within the Department of Homeland Security.

(a) In general.—The Secretary of Homeland Security shall annually submit to the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate a list of ongoing and completed projects that federally funded research and development centers within the Department of Homeland Security have been tasked to complete.

(b) Prohibition on new authorization of funding.—This section shall be carried out using amounts otherwise appropriated or made available to the Department of Homeland Security. No additional funds are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section.

Passed the House of Representatives June 23, 2015.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk