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


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 8, 2021 (Passed the House).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 5746

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2021.

2.

Findings

Congress find the following:

(1)

NASA uses enhanced use leasing to enter into agreements with private sector entities, State and local governments, academic institutions, and other Federal agencies for lease of non-excess, underutilized NASA properties and facilities.

(2)

NASA uses enhanced use leasing authority to support responsible management of its real property, including to improve the use of underutilized property for activities that are compatible with NASA’s mission and to reduce facility operating and maintenance costs.

(3)

In fiscal year 2019, under its enhanced use lease authority, NASA leased 65 real properties.

(4)

In fiscal year 2019, NASA’s use of enhanced use leasing resulted in the collection of $10,843,025.77 in net revenue.

(5)

In fiscal year 2019, NASA used a portion of its enhanced use leasing revenues for repairs of facility control systems such as lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

(6)

NASA’s use of enhanced use leasing authority can contribute to reducing the rate of increase of the Agency’s overall deferred maintenance cost.

3.

Extension of authority to enter into leases of non-excess property of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Section 20145(g) of title 51, United States Code, is amended by striking December 31, 2021 and inserting December 31, 2031.

4.

Determination of Budgetary Effects

The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

Passed the House of Representatives December 8, 2021.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.