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H.R. 2809: American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act

To amend title 51, United States Code, to provide for the authorization and supervision of nongovernmental space activities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lamar Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2018
Length: 72 pages
Introduced:

Jun 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 24, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 24, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

56% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 24, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Apr 24, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2809 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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