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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018

Short Titles as Reported to House

National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the programs of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
09/25/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8865-8866)
09/25/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-977.
06/26/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
09/26/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
09/25/2018-10:01pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/25/2018-10:01pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8865-8866)
09/25/2018-9:43pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6229.
09/25/2018-9:42pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8865-8868)
09/25/2018-9:42pmHouseMrs. Comstock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/25/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 764.
09/25/2018HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 115-977.
06/27/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/27/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/26/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
06/26/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology06/26/2018 Referred to
06/27/2018 Markup by
09/25/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-977
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation09/26/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/26/2018)

National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018

This bill reauthorizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through FY2019.

NIST shall carry out specified quantum information science and technology activities and convene a workshop to discuss the development of quantum information science.

NIST shall:

  • enhance and expand its guidance and assistance to federal agencies in helping them to effectively use its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity;
  • expand fundamental and applied research to address key questions related to the measurement of privacy, security, and vulnerability of software tools and communications networks; and
  • implement the recommendations in the December 2017 Road Mapping Workshop Report on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Sustainable Infrastructure.

NIST shall continue to:

  • support the development of artificial intelligence and data science; and
  • conduct research on the expanded connectivity, interoperability, and security of interconnected systems and other aspects of the Internet of things.

The bill grants NIST the authority to appoint scientific, engineering, and professional personnel regardless of the civil service laws to carry out research and development that requires the services of personnel who are specially qualified.