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.


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.


Chairs of the subcommittee:

Members, 114th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Ex officio

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