42 U.S. Code § 6686. Science and Technology Policy Institute
Section 6683 of this title, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), was omitted from the Code.
Section was enacted as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991, and not as part of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 which comprises this chapter.
“(B) The Director of the National Institutes of Health.
“(C) The Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology.
“(D) The Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
“(E) The Director of the National Science Foundation.
“(F) The Under Secretary of Energy having responsibility for science and technology matters.
“(2) The Operating Committee shall meet not less than four times each year.”
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(4)(A)–(C), inserted “science and” after “developments and trends in”, substituted “including” for “with particular emphasis on”, and inserted before period at end “and developing and maintaining relevant informational and analytical tools”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(4)(D), substituted “with particular attention to the scope and content of the Federal science and technology research and development portfolio as it affects interagency and national issues” for “to determine whether such developments and trends are likely to affect United States technology policies”.
Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(4)(E), amended par. (3) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (3) read as follows: “Initiation of studies and analyses (including systems analyses and technology assessments) of alternatives available for ensuring long-term leadership by the United States in the development and application of the technologies referred to in paragraph (1), including appropriate roles for the Federal Government, State governments, private industry, and institutions of higher education in the development and application of such technologies.”
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(4)(F), (G), inserted “science and” after “Executive branch on” in subpar. (A) and amended subpar. (B) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (B) read as follows: “to the committees and panels of the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology that are responsible for planning and coordinating activities of the Federal Government to advance the development of critical technologies and sustain and strengthen the technology base of the United States.”
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(6), which directed the substitution of “Institute” for “Committee” each place appearing, was executed by making the substitution for “committee” in two places to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(8), which directed the substitution of “Director of Office of Science and Technology Policy” for “Chairman of Committee” each place appearing, was executed by making the substitution for “chairman of the committee” in two places to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 105–207, § 208(a)(7), substituted “subsection (c)” for “subsection (d)”.
1993—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–160 amended heading and text of subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, text consisted of pars. (1) to (4) relating to the composition, designation of chairman, terms of service, and meetings of the Operating Committee.
1991—Pub. L. 102–190 amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions establishing “Critical Technologies Institute” and providing for incorporation, Board of Trustees, duties of Institute, sponsorship of Institute, deadline for certain actions, and funding.
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 102–25, § 704(a)(5)(A), substituted “appropriated pursuant to this Act” for “available for the Department of Defense” and struck out “in the first fiscal year in which the Institute begins operations” after “activities of the Institute”.
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