The United States Government updated US commercial space legislation with the passage of the SPACE Act of 2015 in November 2015. The full name of the act is Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015.
The update to US law explicitly allows "US citizens to engage in the commercial exploration and exploitation of 'space resources' [including ... water and ...
May 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 25, 2015.
Representative for California's 23rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 19 pages
H.R. 2262 is 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.
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