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Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the China Task Force released a detailed policy blueprint to counter the growing global threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). 

The China Task Force was comprised of 15 members representing 11 committees in the U.S. House of Representatives, including House Science, Space, and Technology Committee members Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL). 

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas and Subcommittee on Energy Ranking Member Randy Weber spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of passing H.R. 5760, the Grid Security Research and Development Act. Read or watch their full floor remarks:

Ranking Member LucasFULL TEXT

Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Roger Marshall (R-KS) introduced HR 8297, the Advanced Recycling Research and Development Act of 2020, to direct the U.S. Department of Energy to carry out research, development, and demonstration programs to accelerate innovation in plastics and battery recycling and reduce the environmental impact of their consumption. 

Sep 21, 2020 Press Release

Today, Subcommittee on Energy Ranking Member Randy Weber of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee opposed H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act at a House Committee on Rules Markup. Read the full text of his statement below:

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas introduced legislation today to expand work by the Department of Energy (DOE) to advance quantum information sciences. The bipartisan QUEST Act was cosponsored by fellow Science Committee Member Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA). 
 
Sep 17, 2020 Bill

This bill direct the U.S. Department of Energy to carry out research, development, and demonstration programs to accelerate innovation in plastics and battery recycling and reduce the environmental impact of their consumption.

Bill text is available here.

Follow the bill's progress here.

Sep 17, 2020 Bill

The bill establishes a program at DOE called the Quantum User Expansion for Science and Technology (QUEST). The QUEST program establishes public-private partnerships between leading research institutions and industry innovators. By giving U.S. researchers access to quantum computing hardware and quantum computing clouds, the QUEST program encourages greater participation in the development of quantum information sciences, thereby facilitating a larger and more diverse range of research into these evolving technologies.  

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the passage of two bipartisan Committee bills today on space weather and election technology.

Sep 16, 2020 Bill

To direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation to carry out research and other activities to promote the security and modernization of voting systems

Available Here

Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas praised the passage of his bipartisan legislation to improve STEM education for rural schools today. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, math, and computer science, and strong STEM education is critical to America’s economic growth.