H.R. 4521, the Bioeconomy Research and Development Act of 2021

July 19, 2021

Bill Status: Passed by House
Last Action: February 4, 2022


H.R. 4521, the Biooeconomy Research and Development Act of 2021


This legislation would establish a National Engineering Biology Research and Development Program to advance engineering biology research. The bill would also expand the number of engineering biology researchers; accelerate the translation and commercialization of engineering biology; and improve interagency planning and coordination of federal engineering biology research initiatives.


Follow the bill's progress here. 


H.R. 4521 has become the vehicle for the COMPETES Act.