To promote the development of a United States commercial space resource exploration and utilization industry and to increase the exploration and utilization of resources in outer space.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015
Length: 8 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Poseys Bipartisan Bill to Promote U.S. Commercial Space Ventures Heads to the Presidents Desk”
— Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] (Sponsor) on Nov 16, 2015
“House Sends Crucial Commercial Space Bill to Presidents Desk”
— Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 16, 2015
“House Passes Poseys Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Commercial Space Ventures”
— Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2015
Mar 19, 2015
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May 13, 2015
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Jun 15, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
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H.R. 1508 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1508. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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