H. R. 5123
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 27, 2021
Ms. Salazar (for herself, Mr. Waltz, Ms. Tenney, Mr. Mooney, Mr. Gimenez, Ms. Malliotakis, Mr. Mast, Mr. Posey, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Palazzo, Mrs. Wagner, and Mr. Hice of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To direct the Secretary of the Air Force to develop and begin implementation of Operation Starfall.
This Act may be cited as the
American Freedom and Internet Access Act of 2021.
Not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Air Force, in consultation with the Chief of Space Operations, shall develop and begin implementation of
Operation Starfall, a strategic plan to deploy stratospheric balloons, aerostats, or satellite technology capable of rapidly delivering wireless internet anywhere on the planet from the stratosphere or higher.