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Introduced in House (03/22/1989)

International Security and Satellite Monitoring Act of 1989 - Establishes the Commission on International Security and Satellite Monitoring.

Requires the Commission to: (1) study areas in which the sharing of information collected by civilian remote-sensing satellites could increase international security and stability, including environmental monitoring, disaster preparedness, drug trafficking, and weapons monitoring; (2) review the status of U.S. civilian remote-sensing programs to recommend development of a coordinated policy; and (3) determine how a revised open skies policy could enhance the national security strategy of the United States. Sets forth specific factors for the Commission to consider in conducting such study.

Requires the Commission to transmit a report to the President and to the Congress containing a detailed statement of its findings, conclusions, and recommendations.

Terminates the Commission two years after this Act's enactment.

Authorizes appropriations.