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[121 STAT. 572]
[121 STAT. 572]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 572

PUBLIC LAW 110–69—AUG. 9, 2007

Public Law 110–69 110th Congress An Act Aug. 9, 2007 [H.R. 2272] America COMPETES Act. 20 USC 9801 note.

To invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘America COMPETES Act’’ or the ‘‘America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act’’. SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. TITLE I—OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY; GOVERNMENTWIDE SCIENCE Sec. 1001. National Science and Technology Summit. Sec. 1002. Study on barriers to innovation. Sec. 1003. National Technology and Innovation Medal. Sec. 1004. Semiannual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Days. Sec. 1005. Study of service science. Sec. 1006. President’s Council on Innovation and Competitiveness. Sec. 1007. National coordination of research infrastructure. Sec. 1008. Sense of Congress on innovation acceleration research. Sec. 1009. Release of scientific research results. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec.

TITLE II—NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 2001. NASA’s contribution to innovation. 2002. Aeronautics. 2003. Basic research enhancement. 2004. Aging workforce issues program. 2005. Sense of Congress regarding NASA’s undergraduate student research program. 2006. Use of International Space Station National Laboratory to support math and science education and competitiveness.

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TITLE III—NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY Sec. 3001. Authorization of appropriations. Sec. 3002. Amendments to the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980. Sec. 3003. Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Sec. 3004. Institute-wide planning report. Sec. 3005. Report by Visiting Committee. Sec. 3006. Meetings of Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Sec. 3007. Collaborative manufacturing research pilot grants. Sec. 3008. Manufacturing Fellowship Program. Sec. 3009. Procurement of temporary and intermittent services. Sec. 3010. Malcolm Baldrige awards. Sec. 3011. Report on National Institute of Standards and Technology efforts to recruit and retain early career science and engineering researchers.

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