S.3277 - Space Frontier Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 07/25/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-397|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/21/2018 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 239 - 137 (Roll no. 485). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Failed House
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Summary: S.3277 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/25/2018)
Space Frontier Act of 2018
The bill revises provisions relating to commercial space launch license applications and experimental permits.
The Department of Transportation shall consolidate across federal agencies requirements to protect the public health and safety, safety of property, national security interests, and foreign policy interests of the United States relevant to any commercial space vehicle into a single application set that satisfies those requirements and expedites the coordination of commercial space services.
The bill revises and sets forth provisions relating to nongovernmental earth observation activities.
NASA must ensure that the International Space Station remains a viable and productive facility capable of potential U.S. use through at least FY2030.