STEM Education Bills Signed by President Trump

President Trump signed two STEM related bills into law (February 28, 2017): HR 321 and HR 255.

HR 321: Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act” directs NASA “to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), pursue careers in aerospace, and further advance the nation’s space science and exploration efforts through support of the following initiatives: NASA GIRLS and NASA BOYS; Aspire to Inspire; and Summer Institute in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Research.”

HR 255:  The “Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act” “amends the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act to authorize the National Science Foundation to encourage its entrepreneurial programs to recruit and support women to extend their focus beyond the laboratory and into the commercial world.”

THE S.2837: FISCAL YEAR 2017 COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE APPROPRIATIONS BILL  funds NSF and NASA for FY2017.

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