Legislation aimed at boosting U.S. scientific competitiveness to keep pace with China. Legislation now heads to the full House of Representatives. Similar legislation passed the Senate last week with significant bipartisan support. Package could be on track to become one of the few major bipartisan achievements of the current Congress, some lawmakers say. Still, emerging differences in the Senate and House approaches are likely to complicate the debate, they say. The legislative effort is being touted by policy makers in Washington as a response to the competitive threat posed by China’s rapid advancements.