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Jan 19, 2022 Markup

Full Committee Markup of: 

H.R. 4521, the Bioeconomy Research and Development Act of 2021 - favorably reported to the House by voice vote as amended

Jan 19, 2022 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairwoman Johnson, for holding today’s markup.  This morning we will consider 5 bipartisan bills.

Jan 14, 2022 Press Release

(Washington, DC) House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised $8.4million awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish new geothermal energy and heat production from abandoned oil and gas wells.

Dec 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) and Jake Ellzey (TX-6) today introduced the bipartisan Microelectronics Research for Energy Innovation Act (Micro Act) that would empower the Department of Energy to drive up research and development of microelectronics.

Dec 14, 2021 Bill


H.R. 6291, the Microelectronics Research for Energy Innovation Act or “Micro Act"



This bill provides for a comprehensive and integrative program to accelerate microelectronics research and development at the Department of Energy. 



Follow the bill's progress here. 

Dec 9, 2021 Markup


Full Committee Markup of: 

  • H.R. 847, the “Promoting Digital Privacy Technologies Act”
  • H.R. 4270, the “Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act”
  • H.R. 4819, the “National Nuclear University Research Infrastructure Reinvestment Act of 2021"


Opening Statements:

Ranking Member Frank Lucas


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Nov 17, 2021 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairman Bowman.

Today, we have an opportunity to examine the status of fusion energy research in the United States. I look forward to hearing more about how we can provide robust support for these high-priority research activities both internationally and here at home.