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Introduced in House (10/02/2001)

Space Preservation Act of 2001 - Reaffirms U.S. policy that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes.

Directs the President to: (1) ban U.S. space-based weapons and remove from space any existing U.S. weapons; (2) terminate research and development, testing, manufacturing, production, and deployment of all such weapons; and (3) direct the U.S. representatives to the United Nations and other international organizations to work toward negotiating, adopting, and implementing a world agreement banning space-based weapons.

Actions Overview (1)

10/02/2001 Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

04/19/2002 Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from DOD.
Action By: House Armed Services
12/06/2001 Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
Action By: House Armed Services
10/04/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.
Action By: House Science, Space, and Technology
10/02/2001 Referred to House International Relations
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2001 Referred to House Armed Services
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2001 Referred to House Science
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2001 Referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/02/2001 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Titles (2)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced:

Space Preservation Act of 2001

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons.

Subjects (16)

  • Arms control
  • Arms control agreements
  • Arms control negotiations
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • International agencies
  • Military research
  • Peace
  • Research and development
  • Space activities
  • Space warfare
  • Space weapons
  • United Nations

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.

Committees (3)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science10/02/2001 Referred to
House Science Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics10/04/2001 Referred to
House Armed Services10/02/2001 Referred to
House International Relations10/02/2001 Referred to

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