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H.R. 3196: Vera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act


To designate the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope as the "Vera Rubin Survey Telescope".

Sponsor and status

Eddie Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-97
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Chairwoman Johnson and Rep. Gonzlez-Coln Introduce the Vera Rubin Survey Telescope Designation Act
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 11, 2019

My Votes – Week of July 22
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 26, 2019

the daily leader: tuesday, july 23, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 22, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3196 will be negligible.

History

Jun 11, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 27, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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Jul 23, 2019
 
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.

Dec 18, 2019
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3196 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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