Bill Introduced to Restore Scientific Integrity to Federal Research and Policymaking

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on February 17, 2005

“Restore Scientific Integrity to Federal Research and Policymaking: Reps. Waxman and Gordon introduce H.R. 839, legislation to protect federal science from political interference. The bill includes bars on manipulating science, suppressing research, and using political litmus tests to appoint members of scientific advisory committees.” The following documents are all in PDF format:

  • Bill Summary
  • Press Release
  • Rep. Waxman’s Statement
  • Bill Text: H.R. 839
  • Related reference

  • The Democratic staff of the Government Reform Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives’ website, Politics and Science, Investigating the State of Science Under the Bush Administration
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