Summary: H.R.2607 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/13/2000)

Commercial Space Transportation Competitiveness Act of 2000 - Amends the Commercial Space Launch Act to authorize appropriations for FY 2001 and 2002 for activities of the Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 2001 through 2003 for activities of the Office of Space Commercialization. Directs the Secretary of Commerce to report to Congress on such Office.

Extends, through December 31, 2004, the Act's commercial space launch industry damage indemnification provisions.

Directs the Secretary to report to Congress on the liability risk-sharing regime in the United States for commercial space transportation.

Authorizes the use of interagency funding and other forms of support for the functions and activities of the Interagency Global Positioning System Executive Board, including an Executive Secretariat to be housed at the Department of Commerce.