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Committee history.

Membership of committee.

History of appointments ....

Legislative and oversight jurisdiction of the committee

Membership of subcommittees and their jurisdictions..

Chapter I-Legislative Activities of the Committee on Science, Space, and

Technology:

1.1–Public Law 100-107, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improve-

ment Act of 1987.

1.2—Public Law 100–147, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Authorization Act of 1988...

1.3—Public Law 100-203, The Omnibus Reconciliation Act..

1.4-Public Law 100-204, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal

Years 1988 and 1989

1.5—Public Law 100-223, Airport and Airway Safety and Capacity Expan-

sion Act of 1987 and H.R. 1517, the Aircraft Collision Avoidance Act of

1987.

1.6—Public Law 100–235, The Computer Security Act of 1987

1.7—Public Law 100-252, The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977

Reauthorization

1.8—Public Law 100-408, The Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1987,

1.9–Public Law 100-418, The Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of

1988..

1.10—Public Law 100-441, The Continental Scientific Drilling and Explo-

ration Act.....

1.11-Public Law 100-476, the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act

Authorization for Fiscal Years 1989, 1990, and 1991..

1.12—Public Law 100-519, The National Institute of Standards and Tech-

nology Authorization Act for FY 1989

1.13–Public Law 100-570, The National Science Foundation Authoriza-

tion Act of 1988.

1.14-Public Law 100-591, The Aviation Safety Research Act of 1988.

1.15–Public Law 100-627, Title II, Marine Protection, Research and

Sanctuaries Act Reauthorization

1.16—Public Law 100-636, The National Ocean Pollution Planning Act

Reauthorization

1.17—Public Law 100-657, The Commercial Space Launch Act Amend-

ments of 1988..

1.18—Public Law 100-680, The Steel and Aluminum Energy Conservation

and Technology Competitiveness Act of 1988.

1.19-Public Law 100-685, The National Aeronautics and Space Adminis-

tration Authorization Act, 1989........

1.20—Public Law 100-697, The National Superconductivity and Competi-

tiveness Act of 1987..

1.21-H. Con. Res. 290/S. Con. Res. 131, The Establishment of a United

States Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction ....

1.22–H. Res. 55, In Memorium of the Crew of the Space Shuttle “Chal-

lenger"

1.23–H. Res. 369, To Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Cerro

Tololo Inter-American Observatory ....

1.24-H. Res. 450, Research and Development on Fatigue and Corrosion

in Aging Aircraft..

1.25—H. Res. 574, Commemorating the Successful Return to Flight of the

Space Shuttle "Discovery"

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Chapter II—Other Legislative Activities of the Committee on Science, Space,

and Technology

2.1-S. 1081, The National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research

Act of 1988

2.2-H.R. 791/H.R. 3676, The Geological Survey Water Resources Organic

Act.

2.3–H.R. 2253, The Ground Water Research, Development and Demon-

stration Act...

2.4—H.R. 1510, Inventions in Space

2.5—H.R. 1522, The Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974

Reauthorization

2.6—H.R. 2160, The National Bureau of Standards Authorization Act for

Fiscal Year 1988

2.7-H.R. 2330, The National Science Foundation Authorization Act for

Fiscal Year 1988.

2.8—H.R. 2355, The Environmental Research, Development, and Demon-

stration Authorization Act of 1987

2.9—H.R. 2916, The Technology Competitiveness Act of 1987

2.10–H.R. 3704, The Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act.

2.11-H.R. 3779, The Controller Performance Research Act.....

2.12–H.R. 4502/S. 1966, The Biotechnology Science Coordination and

Competitiveness Act......

2.13–H.R. 4505, The Department of Energy Civilian Research and Devel-

opment Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1989...

2.14-H.R. 5132, The National Laboratory Competitiveness Act of 1988...

2.15–S. 1667, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Atmos-

pheric and Satellite Program Authorization Act of 1987

2.16—Committee Resolution 100-1/H. Con. Res. 369, Science Attache Res-

olution.....

Chapter III—Oversight, Investigations and Other Activities of the Committee

on Science, Space, and Technology, Including Selected Subcommittee Legis-

lative Activities....

3.1-Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

3.1(a) Agency Posture Hearings

3.1(b)— Technology Policy Task Force...

3.1(c)-Committee Meeting with U.S. Department of State Science

and Technology Officers.

3.1(d)—U.S. Japan Inter-Parliamentary Meeting.

3.1(e)—The Flight of the Voyager ....

3.1(f)—International Technology Transfer.

3.1(g)-NASA's Response to the Committee's Investigation of the

Challenger Accident...

3.1(h)—Superconductivity

3.1(i)—The University Research Facilities Revitalization Act of 1987

(H.R. 1905)..

3.1(j)—Review of the Results of the 1987 Antarctic Expedition to

Study

Ozone Depletion

3.1(k)—The Superconducting Super Collider (SSC).

3.1(1)—U.S.-Poland Joint Commission on Science and Technology.

3.1(m)—Meeting with Italian Senate Committee on Industry, Com-

merce, and Tourism......

3.1(n)Meeting with Italian Chamber of Deputies Committee on En-

vironment, Interior, and Public Works

3.1(0-Implications of the Licensing Decision on the Chinese Long

March Vehicle ...

3.2—Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

3.2(a)—Hearings by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technolo-

gy

3.2(b)-Hearings by the Subcommittee on Science, Research and

Technology ...

3.2(c)- A Hearing by the Technology Policy Task Force.

3.2(d)— Legislative Activities

3.2(e)—Investigative Activities.

3.2(f)-Impact of the Ammonium Perchlorate Plant Explosion in

Henderson, Nevada

3.2(g)—The Cutting Edge: Science and Technology for America's

Future ...

3.2(h)—Space Shuttle Software Investigation

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Chapter III-Oversight, Investigations and Other Activities of the Committee

on Science, Space, and Technology, Including Selected Subcommittee Legis-

lative Activities Continued

3.3–Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research and En-

vironment....

3.3(a)—Stratospheric Ozone Depletion

3.3(b)-Oversight of the FY 1988 Budget Request for Department of

Energy Biological and Environmental Research.

3.3(c)- The Future of the Landsat System

3.3(d)Conservation of Biological Diversity.

3.3(e)—Global Climate Change and Climate Act Reauthorization.....

3.3(f)—Opportunities for International Scientific Cooperation to Con-

trol AIDS.

3.3(g)Groundwater Resources in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

3.3(h) The Future of Long Island's Groundwater Resources

3.3(i)—Modernization of the Weather Service

3.3(j)— The Status and Future of the Landsat System

3.3(k) Environmental Health in the Twenty-First Century.

3.3(1)—Review of the FY 1989 Environmental Protection Agency Re-

search Program Budget Request.....

3.3(m)-Oversight of the National Acid Precipitation Program..

3.3(n)-Field-Testing of Genetically-Engineered Organisms

3.3(0)—The Quality of Health Care: Information for Consumers..

3.3(p) Technologies for Conserving Species: Saving the Endangered

Rhinoceros..

3.3(q)-Technologies for Remediating Global Warming.

3.3(r)—H.R. 5000, the Recyclable Materials Science and Technology

Development Act of 1988: Plastics in the Environment....

3.3(s)—Remediation Strategies for the Stringfellow Superfund Site......

3.3(t) Review of Indoor Air Quality Programs and H.R. 5373, the

National Indoor Air Quality Act ...

3.3(u)—The National Biological Diversity. Conservation and Environ-

mental Research Act (H.R. 4335)....

3.4–Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development..

3.4(a)-Nuclear Fission R&D.

3.4(b)--Conventional Light Water Reactor (LWR Development)

3.4(c)—Multi-Megawatt Terrestrial Power Plant (MTP).

3.4(d)—Modular High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (MHTGR)

3.4(e)—Civilian Reactor Development (CRD) Plan.

3.4(f)—Space Nuclear Power Programs.

3.4(g)— Technology Transfer Programs..

3.4(h)-Nuclear Waste Management

3.4(i)—Uranium Enrichment..

3.4(j)—Byproducts Utilization (Subcategory of Remedial Action &

Waste Technology).

3.4(k)—Clean Coal Technology Demonstration Program.

3.4(1)-Fossil Energy...

3.4(m)-Conservation R&D

3.4(n)-Solar/Renewables..

3.4(0)-Magnetic Fusion

3.4(p)-Supporting P.esearch and Technical Analysis

3.4(q)-General Science and Research..

3.4(r)-Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future

3.4(s)— High Temperature Superconductivity

3.4(t)-Geosciences.....

3.4(u)-Renewable Energy

3.4(v)—Global Prospects for U.S. Coal and Coal Technologies..

3.4(w)-Fossil Energy..

3.4(x)-Energy Conservation R&D

3.4(y)—Solar/Renewables..

3.4(2)-Nuclear Fission R&D.

3.4(aa)—Basic Research User Facilities...

3.4(bb)-Supporting Research and Technical Analysis

3.4(cc)—General Sciences Program

3.4(dd)-Superconducting Super Collider (SSC)

3.4(ee)-Magnetic Fusion Energy

3.4(ff)-Other R&D Programs...

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Chapter III—Oversight, Investigations and Other Activities of the Committee

on Science, Space,

and Technology, Including Selected Subcommittee Legis-

lative Activities Continued

3.4–Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development Continued

3.4(gs) The Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Commer-

cialization and Development Act (H.R. 4226).

3.4(hh)State of the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry..

3.4(ii)—High Temperature Superconductivity and Technology Trans-

fer.

3.4(jj)—Establishing a Uranium Enrichment Corporation

3.5—Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology

3.5(a)-Federal Information Policy Mechanisms.

3.5(b)-Superconductivity (H.R. 3024, H.R. 3048, H.R. 3217)..

3.5(c)-The Role and Balance of Federal R&D Support..

3.5(d)—The Role of Science and Technology in Competitiveness

3.5(e)—Hearing on Research and Competitiveness in the Construction

Industry

3.5(f)— Field Hearing on “Scientific and Technical Literacy in the

Workforce” (Raleigh, North Carolina)..

3.5(g)-Whittier Narrows, California Earthquake: Lessons Learned

3.5(h)-Field Hearing on Federal Science and Technology Support for

Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

3.5(i)—The Fastener Quality Assurance Act of 1988 (H.R. 5051) and

the Standardization of Measurement Act of 1988 (H.R. 5120)..

3.5(j)—Other Standardization Legislation and “The Standardization

of Weights and Measures"

3.5(k)—Hearing on Women, Minorities and the Disabled in Science

and Technology.

3.5(1)—Hearing on the Privitization of the National Technical Infor-

mation Service (NTIS)..

3.5(m)-Hearing on Oversight of the Office of Science and Technology

Policy....

3.5(n)-Fire Safety in Multifamily Housing ..

3.5(0) Technologies for Remediating Global Warming.

3.5(p)-New Directions in Home Video..

3.5(q)-Steel Research and Markets of the Future

3.5(r)-Hearing on U.S./Japan Cooperative Agreement in Science and

Technology

3.5(s)-Field Hearing on University/Industry Alliances (St. Louis,

Missouri)....

3.5(t)-Field Hearing on Economic Development Through Technology

Transfer, Denver, Colorado.......

3.5(u)-Field Hearing on Photonics.....

3.6–Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications

3.6(a)-Hearings on the Space Shuttle Program

3.6(b)-Review of NASA's Long Range Goals

3.6(0)—Space Station Oversight Hearing.

3.6(d)—Hearing on the Atlas-Centaur Accident

3.6(e)—Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor

3.6(f)—Examining the Health of the Commercial Launch Industry..

3.6(g)—Review NASA's Implementation of NRC Recommendations on

Space Station.

3.6ch)-International Space Policy in the 1990's.

3.6(i)—Hearing on the Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor .....

3.6(j) Hearing on Future Goals in Space, New Hmapshire...

3.6(k)—Hearing on Future Goals in Space, Iowa.......

3.6(1)—Hearings on the Commercial Space Launch Act Amendments

of 1987 ...

3.6(m)-Hearing on Orbital Space Debris.

3.6(n)-To Establish a National Mars Commission (H.R. 3858)..

3.6(0)-Space Settlement Act of 1988 (H.R. 4218).....

3.6(p)-John C. Stennis Space Center (H.R. 4560/Executive Order

12641)...........

3.7-Subcommittee on International Scientific Cooperation

3.7(a)Hearings on the Future of the Landsat System..

3.7(b)- International Cooperation on the Superconducting Super Col-

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Chapter III—Oversight, Investigations and Other Activities of the Committee

on Science, Space,

and Technology, Including Selected Subcommittee Legis-

lative Activities—Continued

3.7–Subcommittee on International Scientific Cooperation-Continued

3.7(c)—Hearings to Examine U.S.-Soviet Science and Technology Ex-

changes .

3.7(d)— Hearing on Global Prospects for U.S. Coal and Coal Technol-

ogies....

3.7(e)—Global Climate Change.

3.7(f)—U.S.-Latin American Cooperation in Science and Technology..

3.7(g)-OTA Magnetic Fusion Report “Starpower"

3.7(h)— Hearing on Monitoring Technology Flow: Science, Technology

and Trade Policy Implications

3.7(1)—Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy

3.7(j)—Subcommittee Meeting with Western European Union (WEU)..

3.7(k)—U.S.-Poland Interparliamentary Exchanges on Science and

Technology

3.7(1)—U.S.-Canada Interparliamentary Exchange.

3.7(m)-European Oversight Trip.

3.7(n)- International Cooperation on the Superconducting Super Col-

lider

3.7(0)Competitive Implications of Toxicological Standards and the

Need for Consistent International Standards

3.7(p)Sharing Foreign Technology: Should We Pick Their Brains?.

3.7(q)—Science and the Summit ......

3.7(r)—Hearing on U.S./Japan Science and Technology Agreement

3.8—Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation and Materials..

3.8(a)-Railroad Technology.

3.8(b)-National Critical Materials Council

3.8(c)- Progress in Aviation Weather Prediction and Reporting.

3.8(d)Civil Applications of the Tilt Rotor

3.8(e)-Roles and Mission of the Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI)..

3.8(f)—Bureau of Mines ..

3.8(g) National Aerospaceplane Program

3.8 h)- Department of Energy Authorizations (H.R. 2368 and H.R.

2369) (Transportation Programs)

3.8(i)—Bureau of Mines ....

3.8j)-FAA R&D Program Review, NAS Plan, CAMI Mission and

Program Plan.

3.8(k)National Critical Materials Council.

3.8(1)—R&D on Pollution fron: Trucks and Buses,

3.8(m)

—The Medical Mission of the FAA ...

3.8(n)-Oversight of Computer Security act of 1987 (P.L. 100-235)..

APPENDIXES

Publications of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, 100th

Congress.

Members of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Individual

Data (100th Congress)..

Committee Membership (85th Congress through 99th Congress).

Public Laws (100th Congress), which were available at the time of publication.

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