Summary: H.R.5907 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.