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Short Summaries of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Studies Within Public Laws by Congressional Session

The following is a list of congressionally requested National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine studies summarized from the legislative language. For the actual language, click on the title of the Public Law.

Select Congress/Session: 115-1 | 114-2 | 114-1 | 113-2 | 113-1 | 112-2 | 112-1 | 111-2 | 111-1 | 110-2 | 110-1 | 109-2 | 109-1 | 108-2 | 108-1 | 107-2 | 107-1 | 106-2 | 106-1 | 105-2 | 105-1
Public Law 106- 69 - Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study on privatizing the traffic management function within the FAA
     
Public Law 106- 71 - Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children Protection Act
  • Conduct a study on the antecedents of school violence in urban, suburban, and rural schools (completed)
     
Public Law 106- 74 - Departments of Veterans Affairs, and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study of the effectiveness of clean air programs utilized by federal, state, and local governments (completed)
  • Conduct a cumulative impacts study of North Slope oil and gas development (completed)
  • Study of the availability and usefulness of data collected from all of NASA’s science missions
  • Evaluate the scientific goals of the Triana mission (completed)
     
Public Law 106- 79 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study of the effectiveness and safety of the anthrax vaccine (completed)
     
Public Law 106-113 - An Act Making Consolidated Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2000 and for Other Purposes
  • Retrospective study of the costs and benefits of Federal research and development technologies in the areas of fossil energy and energy efficiency (completed)
  • Study of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed rule relating to occupational exposure to tuberculosis (completed)
  • Study on ethnic bias in medicine [For more complete language, see the link to the House Report 106-370 within the Conference Report excerpt.] (completed)
  • Further language regarding the study on school violence from Public Law 106-71 [See the link to Public Law 106-71 within the Conference Report excerpt.] (completed)
     
Public Law 106-129 - Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999
  • Review of quality oversight, quality improvement and quality research programs in the health services (completed)