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Short Summaries of National Academies’ Studies Within Public Laws by Congressional Session

The following is a list of congressionally requested National Academies’ studies summarized from the legislative language. For the actual language, click on the title of the Public Law.

Select Congress/Session: 113-2 | 113-1 | 112-2 | 112-1 | 111-2 | 111-1 | 110-2 | 110-1 | 109-2 | 109-1 | 108-2 | 108-1 | 107-2 | 107-1 | 106-2 | 106-1 | 105-2 | 105-1
Public Law 106- 69 - Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study on privatizing the traffic management function within the FAA
     
Public Law 106- 71 - Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children Protection Act
  • Conduct a study on the antecedents of school violence in urban, suburban, and rural schools (completed)
     
Public Law 106- 74 - Departments of Veterans Affairs, and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study of the effectiveness of clean air programs utilized by federal, state, and local governments (completed)
  • Conduct a cumulative impacts study of North Slope oil and gas development (completed)
  • Study of the availability and usefulness of data collected from all of NASA’s science missions
  • Evaluate the scientific goals of the Triana mission (completed)
     
Public Law 106- 79 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000
  • Study of the effectiveness and safety of the anthrax vaccine (completed)
     
Public Law 106-113 - An Act Making Consolidated Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2000 and for Other Purposes
  • Retrospective study of the costs and benefits of Federal research and development technologies in the areas of fossil energy and energy efficiency (completed)
  • Study of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed rule relating to occupational exposure to tuberculosis (completed)
  • Study on ethnic bias in medicine [For more complete language, see the link to the House Report 106-370 within the Conference Report excerpt.] (completed)
  • Further language regarding the study on school violence from Public Law 106-71 [See the link to Public Law 106-71 within the Conference Report excerpt.] (completed)
     
Public Law 106-129 - Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999
  • Review of quality oversight, quality improvement and quality research programs in the health services (completed)