THOMAS, the website run by the Library of Congress for the purpose of making legislative information freely available to the public, now has the text of S. 1482, recently introduced by Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts for the purpose of re-authorizing the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act, as discussed here. As everyone can see from the chart below:
Title: A bill to reauthorize the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] (introduced 7/21/2009) Cosponsors (4)
Latest Major Action: 7/21/2009 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
the bill is currently in committee. Since Congress is about to go on it’s August recess, no hearings or committee markup sessions have been scheduled. Congress will be back in session in September and we’ll continue to monitor S. 1482’s progress.