S. 1317 (113th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2013


Jul 17, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Nelson

Senior Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014
Length: 140 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2014 through 2016 and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/17/2013--Introduced.National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2013 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2014-FY2016 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).Authorizes programs, activities, and reports respecting NASA, including those ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 17, 2013

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Jul 30, 2013
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1317”). 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 (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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