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Titles (7)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

NIMBLE Act
National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

NIMBLE Act
National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act

Short Titles as Introduced

NIMBLE Act
National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide directors of the National Laboratories signature authority for certain agreements, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
06/27/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5781)
06/27/2018Reported by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-788.
05/22/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
06/28/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
06/27/2018-3:08pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/27/2018-3:08pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5781)
06/27/2018-3:00pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5907.
06/27/2018-3:00pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5781-5782)
06/27/2018-3:00pmHouseMr. Hultgren moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
06/27/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 610.
06/27/2018HouseReported by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-788.
05/23/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
05/23/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/22/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
05/22/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology05/22/2018 Referred to
05/23/2018 Markup by
06/27/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-788
Senate Energy and Natural Resources06/28/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/22/2018)

National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act or the NIMBLE Act

This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to delegate signature authority to the nonmilitary national laboratories for certain agreements. Activity under such an agreement must have a total cost of less than $1 million (including the contributions of the national laboratory and the cost share of the contractor). Agreements must fall within the scope of:

  • a strategic plan for the laboratory that has been approved by DOE, or
  • the most recent congressionally approved budget for DOE activities that are to be carried out by the laboratory.