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Safeguarding Federal Research From Foreign Espionage: National Defense Authorization Act Includes Science Committee Provision to Prevent Academic Espionage

Dec 13, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Oklahoma, ranking Republican member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, issued the following news release:

Yesterday, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included a key provision to protect federal research from foreign theft. The text of provision was pulled from H.R. 3038, the Securing American Science and Technology Act (SASTA), which was introduced by members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee in May of...