United States House Science Subcommittee on Research and Technology

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The Science Subcommittee on Research and Technology is one of six subcommittees of the United States House Committee on Science and Technology.

Jurisdiction[edit]

The subcommittee has legislative jurisdiction and general and special oversight and investigative authority on all matters relating to science policy including:

  • Office of Science and Technology Policy;
  • all scientific research, and scientific and engineering resources (including human resources), math, science and engineering education;
  • intergovernmental mechanisms for research, development, and demonstration and cross-cutting programs;
  • international scientific cooperation;
  • National Science Foundation;
  • university research policy, including infrastructure and overhead;
  • university research partnerships, including those with industry;
  • science scholarships;
  • issues relating to computers, communications, and information technology;
  • earthquake and fire research programs including those related to wildfire proliferation research and prevention;
  • research and development relating to health, biomedical, and nutritional programs;
  • to the extent appropriate, agricultural, geological, biological and life sciences research; and
  • materials research, development, and demonstration and policy.

History[edit]

Chairs of the subcommittee:

Members, 113th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Ex officio

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