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Aug 1, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
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.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 18, 1996
Length: 43 pages
To encourage the development of a commercial space industry in the United States, and for other purposes.
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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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3936 — 104th Congress: Space Commercialization Promotion Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3936
“H.R. 3936 — 104th Congress: Space Commercialization Promotion Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3936>
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