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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Scientific Integrity Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To protect scientific integrity in Federal research and policymaking, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/02/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
04/25/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
03/02/2017Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/02/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (157)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 03/02/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 03/02/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 03/02/2017
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/02/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 03/02/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 03/09/2017
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 03/09/2017
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 03/09/2017
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 03/09/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 03/09/2017
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 03/09/2017
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 03/09/2017
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 03/09/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 03/09/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 03/09/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 03/09/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 03/16/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 03/16/2017
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 03/16/2017
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 03/23/2017
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 03/23/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 03/23/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 03/28/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 03/30/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 03/30/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 04/06/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 04/06/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 04/06/2017
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 04/06/2017
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 04/06/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 04/06/2017
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 04/06/2017
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 04/06/2017
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 04/06/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 04/06/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 04/06/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 04/06/2017
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 04/06/2017
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 04/06/2017
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 04/20/2017
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 04/20/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 04/20/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 04/20/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 04/20/2017
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 04/20/2017
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 04/20/2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 04/27/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 04/27/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 04/27/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 04/27/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 05/03/2017
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 05/19/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 05/23/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/08/2017
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 06/08/2017
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 06/20/2017
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 06/20/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 06/27/2017
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 06/27/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 07/14/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 07/14/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 07/14/2017
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 07/14/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 07/14/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 07/14/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 07/14/2017
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 07/14/2017
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 07/27/2017
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 07/27/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 07/27/2017
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 07/27/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 07/27/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 07/27/2017
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4] 07/28/2017
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 09/28/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 09/28/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 09/28/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 10/10/2017
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 10/10/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 10/10/2017
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 02/14/2018
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 04/12/2018
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 04/17/2018
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 04/24/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 05/10/2018
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 11/13/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology03/02/2017 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology04/25/2017 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/02/2017)

Scientific Integrity Act

This bill requires, subject to Freedom of Information Act disclosure restrictions and privacy requirements, federal agencies that fund or conduct scientific research to: (1) promote and maximize the communication and open exchange of scientific data and findings to other agencies, policymakers, and the public; and (2) prevent the suppression or distortion of such data and findings.

The bill amends the America COMPETES Act to require federal agencies that fund or conduct scientific research to develop and enforce a scientific integrity policy and submit it to Congress and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

A scientific integrity policy must, at a minimum, ensure that scientific conclusions are not made based on political considerations. It must be made available to the public on agency websites and be disseminated to each new agency employee and contractor. Agencies must also develop and require training on the policy for its employees and contractors.

The OSTP shall enter into an agrement with the National Academy of Public Administration to study the appropriateness of scientific integrity policies.