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PUBLIC LAW 107-368—DEC. 19, 2002 116 STAT. 3055 42 USC 1862b note. Deadline. Reports. (c) REPORT. — (1) REVIEW.— The Director of the Office of Science and Technology PoHcy shall review the education programs of the Foundation to ensure compliance with the provisions of this section. (2) SUBMISSION.—Not later than 1 year after the date of Deadline. enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter as part of the annual Office of Science and Technology Policy's budget submission to Congress, the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy shall complete a report on the review carried out under this subsection and shall submit the report to the Committee on Science and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate. SEC. 13. MAJOR RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION. (a) REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT. —The Director shall conduct a review and assessment of the major research instrumentation program and, not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, submit a report of findings and recommendations to the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate. The report shall include— (1) estimates of the needs, by major field of science and engineering and by types of institutions of higher education, for the types of research instrumentation that are eligible for acquisition under the guidelines of the major research instrumentation program; (2) a description of the distribution of awards and funding levels by year, by major field of science and engineering, and by type of institution of higher education for the program, since the inception of the major research instrumentation program; and (3) an analysis of the impact of the major research instrumentation program on the research instrumentation needs that were documented in the Foundation's 1994 survey of academic research instrumentation needs. (b) NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ASSESSMENT ON INTER- Deadlines. DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AND ADVANCED INSTRUMENTATION CEN- TERS.— (1) ASSESSMENT.—Not later than 3 months after the date Contracts. of enactment of this Act, the Director shall enter into an - arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to assess the need for an interagency program to establish and support fully equipped, state-of-the-art university-based centers for interdisciplinary research and advanced instrumentation development. (2) TRANSMITTAL TO CONGRESS.— Not later than 15 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director shall transmit to the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Health, . Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate the assessment conducted by the National Academy of Sciences together with