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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Space Leadership Preservation Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To preserve American space leadership, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/26/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
03/07/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.
Action By: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
02/26/2013Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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
02/26/2013Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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
02/26/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 02/26/2013
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 02/26/2013
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8]* 02/26/2013
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 02/26/2013
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] 03/04/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 03/12/2013

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Science, Space, and Technology02/26/2013 Referred to
House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space03/07/2013 Referred to
House Budget02/26/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/26/2013)

Space Leadership Preservation Act of 2013 - Establishes a six-year term of office for the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Prohibits the Deputy Administrator from acting for, and exercising the powers of, the Administrator for a period exceeding 45 days. Requires the Associate Administrator, after such a 45 day period, to exercise the powers of the Administrator until a new Administrator is appointed and confirmed by the Senate.

Establishes a Board of Directors for NASA.

Sets forth Board membership and appointment criteria. Allows the President to appoint the Administrator and Deputy Administrator from among a list of nominees provided by the Board.

Requires the Board to provide: (1) NASA's proposed annual budget; (2) annual reports on spaceflight infrastructure, unique space capabilities, and the workforce necessary to maintain such infrastructure and capabilities; (3) reports on specific policy matters; and (4) quadrennial reviews of current space programs and a vision for future space exploration.

Authorizes the Administrator to enter into contracts for rocket propulsion systems and manned and unmanned space transportation vehicles and payloads.