ERIC Number: ED366320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul-13
Reference Count: N/A
National Information Infrastructure Act of 1993, Report To Accompany H.R. 1757. House of Representatives, 103d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
This report accompanies H.R. 1757, the National Information Infrastructure Act of 1993. The bill, intended to provide for a coordinated federal program to accelerate development and dissemination of applications of high-performance computing and high-speed networking, is favorably reported by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology with an amendment. The text of the amendment is included. The report is presented in 13 sections: (1) summary, including background and need for legislation, purpose of bill, and budget explanation; (2) committee actions; (3) explanation of committee amendment, including computing and networking applications program provision, network access, applications research, education applications, health care applications, library applications, applications for government information, High-performance Computing and Applications Advisory Committee amendments, and National Research and Education Network (NREN) amendments; (4) sectional analysis of H.R. 1727; (5) committee views on management of applications program, networking technologies, the High-performance Computing and Applications Advisory Committee, and support for training; (6) legislative history; (7) committee oversight findings and recommendation; (8) oversight findings and recommendations by the Committee on Government Operations; (9) Congressional Budget Office cost estimate; (10) impact on inflation; (11) committee recommendation; (12) changes in existing law made by the bill; and (13) correspondence with other committees. (TMK)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Identifiers: Congress 103rd; High Performance Computing; National Information Infrastructure; National Research and Education Network