2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 16 - National Science Foundation
Sec. 1862o-6 - Research on innovation and inventiveness

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1862o-6 (2016)
Section Name

§1862o–6. Research on innovation and inventiveness

Section Text

In carrying out its research programs on science policy and on the science of learning, the Foundation may support research on the process of innovation and the teaching of inventiveness.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 110–69, title VII, §7019, Aug. 9, 2007, 121 Stat. 684.)

Editorial Notes


Section was enacted as part of the America COMPETES Act, also known as the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act, and not as part of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 which comprises this chapter.


For definitions of terms used in this section, see section 7001 of Pub. L. 110–69, set out as a note under section 1862o of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 1862o-6 - Research on innovation and inventiveness
Contains section 1862o-6
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 121 Stat. 684
Public Law References Public Law 110-69
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