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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP): History and Overview [August 17, 2017]   [open pdf - 1MB]

"Congress established the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) through the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-282). The act states, 'The primary function of the OSTP Director is to provide, within the Executive Office of the President [EOP], advice on the scientific, engineering, and technological aspects of issues that require attention at the highest level of Government.' Further, 'The Office shall serve as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans, and programs of the Federal Government.'"

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CRS Report for Congress, R43935
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2017-08-17
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
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