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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

2007-S2428 on Dec 6, 2007

Bill Sponsorship: creating online database of science & math scholarships
Source: National STEM Scholarship Database Act (S.2428/H.R.1051)
Directs the Secretary of Education to establish and maintain, on the public website of the Department of Education, a database of information on public and private programs of financial assistance for the study of postsecondary and graduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
    Requires that such database:
  1. provide separate information for each field of study;
  2. be searchable by category and combinations of categories;
  3. indicate programs targeted toward specific demographic groups;
  4. provide searchers with program sponsor contact information and hyperlinks; and
  5. include a recommendation that students and families carefully review application requirements and a disclaimer that scholarships presented in the database are not provided or endorsed by the Department or the federal government.
Requires the Secretary and the entity contracted to furnish and regularly update information to consult with public and private sources of scholarships and make easily available a process for the sources to provide regular and updated information.


  • Topic: Technology
  • Headline: Create online database of science & math scholarships

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 2007-S2428

Tom Allen s1oMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Howard Berman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Michael Capuano s1oMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Elijah Cummings s1oMaryland Democrat 
Richard Durbin s1oIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Rahm Emanuel s1oIllinois Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Gabby Giffords s1oArizona Democrat (Resigned 2012) 
Gene Green s1oTexas Democrat 
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona Democrat 
Phil Hare s1oIllinois Democrat (until 2010) 
Ruben Hinojosa s1oTexas Democrat 
Mazie Hirono s1oHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Rush Holt s1pNew Jersey Democrat 
Sheila Jackson Lee s1oTexas Democrat 
Hank Johnson s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Tim Johnson s1oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Dan Lipinski s1oIllinois Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Jerry McNerney s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Dennis Moore s1oKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
Bill Nelson s1oFL Democratic Sr Senator 
Barack Obama s1pIL Former Democratic Senator (until 2008) 
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
David Eugene Price s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1oWashington Democrat 
Pete Stark s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Betty Sutton s1oOhio Democrat 
Chris Van Hollen s1oMaryland Democrat 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 



Republicans participating in 2007-S2428

Judy Biggert s1oIllinois Republican 
Norm Coleman s1oMN Former Republican Senator; lost court battle, 2009 
Susan Collins s1oME Republican Sr Senator 
Donald Manzullo s1oIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers s1oWashington Republican 
Ralph Regula s1oOhio Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Frank Wolf s1oVirginia Republican 



Independents participating in 2007-S2428

Joseph Lieberman s1oCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring) 
Adam Putnam s1oFlorida Former GOP (until 2010) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 31
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2


















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