Scientific Integrity Act - H.R.1358 / S.338

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Overview
Purpose: 
"A bill to protect scientific integrity in Federal research and policymaking, and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) / Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Latest major action: 
H.R.1358 introduced, March 2, 2017
Summary of provisions
  • Establishes in statute Obama-era requirements that agencies that fund or conduct scientific research must implement scientific integrity policies
  • Directs agencies to commission a National Academy of Public Administration review of existing scientific integrity policies
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
March 2, 2017
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Bill introduced
Feb. 7, 2017