H.R. 3936 (104th): Space Commercialization Promotion Act of 1996


Aug 1, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 17, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


Robert Walker

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 1996
Length: 43 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To encourage the development of a commercial space industry in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/1996--Passed House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Promotion of Commercial Space Opportunities Title II: Remote Sensing Title III: Federal Acquisition of Space Transportation Services Space Commercialization Promotion Act of 1996TitleI ... Read more >

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Aug 1, 1996

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Sep 11, 1996
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Sep 17, 1996
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3936”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
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