Summary: H.R.2059 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2059. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/19/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle A: Authorizations

Subtitle B: Limitations and Special Authority

Title II: Miscellaneous Provisions

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1996 - Title I: Authorization of Appropriations - Subtitle A: Authorizations - Authorizes appropriations for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for: (1) human space flight; (2) science, aeronautics, and technology, including facilities construction; (3) mission support; and (4) the Inspector General.

Places a ceiling on authorization of appropriations for construction.

Subtitle B: Limitations and Special Authority - Sets forth fund uses and limitations.

Title II: Miscellaneous Provisions - Authorizes the purchase of airborne infrared astronomy data services.

States that if NASA appropriations are less than appropriations authorized under this Act, there shall be established a National Aeronautics and Space Administration Facilities Commission to recommend closure or reconfiguration of NASA facilities.