105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1702

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 1997

Mr. SENSENBRENNER (for himself, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. BROWN of California, Mr. CRAMER, and Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science


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A BILL

To encourage the development of a commercial space industry in the United States, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--PROMOTION OF COMMERCIAL SPACE OPPORTUNITIES

TITLE II--REMOTE SENSING

TITLE III--FEDERAL ACQUISITION OF SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--PROMOTION OF COMMERCIAL SPACE OPPORTUNITIES

SEC. 101. COMMERCIALIZATION OF SPACE STATION.

SEC. 102. COMMERCIAL SPACE LAUNCH AMENDMENTS.

`Sec. 70104. Restrictions on launches, operations, and reentries';

`Sec. 70108. Prohibition, suspension, and end of launches, operation of launch sites and reentry sites, and reentries';

`Sec. 70109. Preemption of scheduled launches or reentries';

`Sec. 70120. Regulations

`Sec. 70121. Report to Congress

SEC. 103. LAUNCH VOUCHER DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 104. PROMOTION OF UNITED STATES GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM STANDARDS.

SEC. 105. ACQUISITION OF SPACE SCIENCE DATA.

TITLE II--REMOTE SENSING

SEC. 201. LAND REMOTE SENSING POLICY ACT OF 1992 AMENDMENTS.

access to remote sensing data from United States and foreign systems';

`SEC. 206. NOTIFICATION.

SEC. 202. ACQUISITION OF EARTH SCIENCE DATA.

TITLE III--FEDERAL ACQUISITION OF SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

SEC. 301. REQUIREMENT TO PROCURE COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.

SEC. 302. ACQUISITION OF SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.

SEC. 303. LAUNCH SERVICES PURCHASE ACT OF 1990 AMENDMENTS.


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