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

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Full Title

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

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Aug 1, 1996
Reported by Committee
Sep 11, 1996
Passed House
Sep 17, 1996
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11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
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