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H.R. 5746: Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 3, 2021 (Preprint (Suspension)).


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                                                                       117TH CONGRESS
                                                                          1ST SESSION
                                                                                                            H. R. 5746
                                                                       To amend title 51, United States Code, to extend the authority of the
                                                                          National Aeronautics and Space Administration to enter into leases of
                                                                          non-excess property of the Administration.




                                                                                     IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                                                                                   OCTOBER 27, 2021
                                                                       Mr. BEYER (for himself, Mr. BABIN, Mr. CARTER of Louisiana, and Mrs. KIM
                                                                           of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the
                                                                           Committee on Science, Space, and Technology




                                                                                                                 A BILL
                                                                       To amend title 51, United States Code, to extend the author-
                                                                           ity of the National Aeronautics and Space Administra-
                                                                           tion to enter into leases of non-excess property of the
                                                                           Administration.

                                                                         1              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
                                                                         2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
                                                                         3     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

                                                                         4              This Act may be cited as the ‘‘NASA Enhanced Use
                                                                         5 Leasing Extension Act of 2021’’.
                                                                         6     SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
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                                                                         7              Congress find the following:




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2 1 (1) NASA uses enhanced use leasing to enter 2 into agreements with private sector entities, State 3 and local governments, academic institutions, and 4 other Federal agencies for lease of non-excess, un- 5 derutilized NASA properties and facilities. 6 (2) NASA uses enhanced use leasing authority 7 to support responsible management of its real prop- 8 erty, including to improve the use of underutilized 9 property for activities that are compatible with 10 NASA’s mission and to reduce facility operating and 11 maintenance costs. 12 (3) In fiscal year 2019, under its enhanced use 13 lease authority, NASA leased 65 real properties. 14 (4) In fiscal year 2019, NASA’s use of en- 15 hanced use leasing resulted in the collection of 16 $10,843,025.77 in net revenue. 17 (5) In fiscal year 2019, NASA used a portion 18 of its enhanced use leasing revenues for repairs of 19 facility control systems such as lighting and heating, 20 ventilation, and air conditioning. 21 (6) NASA’s use of enhanced use leasing author- 22 ity can contribute to reducing the rate of increase of 23 the Agency’s overall deferred maintenance cost. kjohnson on DSK79L0C42PROD with BILLS •HR 5746 IH VerDate Sep 11 2014 04:11 Nov 03, 2021 Jkt 029200 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H5746.IH H5746
3 1 SEC. 3. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO LEASES 2 OF NON-EXCESS PROPERTY OF THE NA- 3 TIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINIS- 4 TRATION. 5 Section 20145(g) of title 51, United States Code, is 6 amended by striking ‘‘December 31, 2021’’ and inserting 7 ‘‘December 31, 2031’’. Æ kjohnson on DSK79L0C42PROD with BILLS •HR 5746 IH VerDate Sep 11 2014 04:11 Nov 03, 2021 Jkt 029200 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6301 E:\BILLS\H5746.IH H5746