H.R. 3840 (111th): Strengthening America’s Satellite Industry Act


Oct 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To strengthen certain provisions relating to arms export licenses, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Strengthening America's Satellite Industry Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should increase U.S. diplomatic efforts to strengthen arms export controls to ensure that such controls are ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 15, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3840”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1727 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2011

H.R. 2410 (Related)
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009

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