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S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010

An original bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013, and for other purposes.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2010
Length: 42 pages
Introduced:

Aug 5, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-267

History

Aug 5, 2010
 
Introduced

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Aug 5, 2010
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 5, 2010
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 11, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3729 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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