To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by prohibiting the basing of weapons in space and the use of weapons to destroy or damage objects in space that are in orbit, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2003
Length: 4 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on December 8, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)
Oct 2, 2001
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2977 (107th).
Jan 23, 2002
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3616 (107th).
Dec 8, 2003
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May 18, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2420 (109th).
H.R. 3657 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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