Text: H.R.5614 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/28/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5614

To impose certain requirements on the expenditure of funds by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Constellation program.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 28, 2010

Mr. Aderholt (for himself, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Davis of Tennessee, Mr. Griffith, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Latta, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Olson, Mr. Posey, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, and Mr. Bright) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science and Technology


A BILL

To impose certain requirements on the expenditure of funds by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Constellation program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Human Space Flight Act of 2010”.

SEC. 2. Expenditure limitations.

(a) Notwithstanding section 1341 of title 31, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Anti-Deficiency Act), amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2010 (or for prior fiscal years that remain available) to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Constellation program shall be expended only for carrying out the Constellation program, including through contracts and necessary support activities. The Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall not terminate or descope contracts for the Constellation program.

(b) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall expend at least 90 percent of all funds described in subsection (a) no later than September 30, 2010.