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H.R. 3766: One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act

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Should the location of the first humans to set foot on the moon be preserved, or risk being lost?

Context

Exactly 50 years after Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon, it’s becoming a busier place.

In January, China became the first country to land on the far side of the moon, with a robot. India is scheduled to land its first craft on the moon in September. Private companies — most notably Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin — are also ...

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Eddie Johnson

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

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 16, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 16, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 16, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 1694 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Jul 18, 2019

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History

Jul 16, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed House

 
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H.R. 3766 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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