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H.R.554 National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 12, 2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • 71% of users support H.R.554

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    • American Institute of Physics

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    • NanoBusiness Alliance

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    • On February 09, 2009, by Anonymous - I agree skip292. The free market always turns out a better product. Subsidizing something into existence before the research is there or the market is ready is a waste of our money.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 09, 2009, "I agree skip292. The free market always turns out a better product. Subsidizing something into existence before the research is there or the market is ready is a waste of our money."
    • On October 01, 2009, by papaswamp - And here I thought the US government was $11.8 Trillion in debt.....sure let's spend more money on something we really don't have money for.

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      As noted by papaswamp, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 01, 2009, "And here I thought the US government was $11.8 Trillion in debt.....sure let's spend more money on something we really don't have money for."
    • On February 03, 2009, by skip292 - If this isn't for homeland security or military use, why should it be tax funded? Free-Market development has always been faster and cheaper!

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      As noted by skip292, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 03, 2009, "If this isn't for homeland security or military use, why should it be tax funded? Free-Market development has always been faster and cheaper!"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Fast Food No Legal Recourse | Health and Healthcare - December 25, 2010 by Health and Healthcare - H.R. 554 is an attempt to remove the liability of food providers and silence the legal resource by consumers. The next time you walk into a fast food establishment, see if you can located the “proper- consumption” documentation. ...

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      As noted by Health and Healthcare on December 25, 2010, "H.R. 554 is an attempt to remove the liability of food providers and silence the legal resource by consumers. The next time you walk into a fast food establishment, see if you can located the “proper- consumption” documentation. ..." (http://health.skreviews2.com/food-and-drink/fast-food-no-legal-recourse.html)
    • Fast food: there is no legal recourse - December 15, 2010 by Politics - This draft law was sent to the House (HR 554) and on October 21, 2005 was passed by a vote of 306 to 120. The Bill is now in front of the Senate, where it is expected to happen. The House of representatives, in this case, ...

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      As noted by Politics on December 15, 2010, "This draft law was sent to the House (HR 554) and on October 21, 2005 was passed by a vote of 306 to 120. The Bill is now in front of the Senate, where it is expected to happen. The House of representatives, in this case, ..." (http://politics.blog9.org/2010/12/16/fast-food-there-is-no-legal-recourse/)
    • -Fast Food – No Legal Recourse_2117 - December 14, 2010 by Famous North Dakotans - HR 554 is an attempt to remove the liability of food providers and silence the legal resource by consumers. The next time you walk into a fast food establishment, see if you can located the “proper-consumption” documentation. ...

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      As noted by Famous North Dakotans on December 14, 2010, "HR 554 is an attempt to remove the liability of food providers and silence the legal resource by consumers. The next time you walk into a fast food establishment, see if you can located the “proper-consumption” documentation. ..." (http://dakotans.info/?p=4069)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • NanoBusiness Alliance Commends House Reintroduction of ... - January 15, 2009 by SYS-CON Media, NJ - ... Ranking Member Ralph Hall (R-TX), and their cosponsors for introducing the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2009 (HR 554). ...

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      As noted by SYS-CON Media, NJ on January 15, 2009, "... Ranking Member Ralph Hall (R-TX), and their cosponsors for introducing the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2009 (HR 554). ..." (http://in.sys-con.com/node/811963)
    • House introduces nanotech bill - January 15, 2009 by GCN.com, DC - The new bill, HR 554, is nearly identical to legislation that passed the House last year. The Senate was expected to come up with similar legislation, ...

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      As noted by GCN.com, DC on January 15, 2009, "The new bill, HR 554, is nearly identical to legislation that passed the House last year. The Senate was expected to come up with similar legislation, ..." (http://gcn.com/articles/2009/01/16/house_intros_nanotech_bill.aspx)
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