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S. 2472 (116th): Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility Act


A bill to redesignate the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Plum Brook Station, Ohio, as the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at the Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Sep 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 30, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 30, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-263
Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

the weekly leader: tuesday, december 15, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 15, 2020

Kaptur Bill to Rename NASA Plum Brook Station After Neil Armstrong Clears House and Senate, Heads to Presidents Desk
    — Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9] on Dec 16, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 2472 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4790: Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility Act

Introduced on Oct 22, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Sep 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 27, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Jun 24, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Dec 16, 2020
 
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 30, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2472 (116th) 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 S. 2472. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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