On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved H.R. 5035, a bill introduced by Rep. Larry Bucshon, a physician and Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Research and Technology, which reauthorizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
On Tuesday, Representative Larry Bucshon spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act. H.R. 3086 permanently extends the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA); a law enacted in 1998 that placed a moratorium on state and local governments taxing internet access. The bill has over 200 bipartisan cosponsors and passed the House unanimously.
Yesterday, the House unanimously passed H.R. 5056, The Research and Development Efficiency Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Dr. Bucshon, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Research and Technology. The legislation received widespread support from universities across Indiana, the Association of American Universities, and bipartisan support from Dr. Bucshon’s colleagues.