H.R.3766 - One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] (Introduced 07/16/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space, and Technology; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/2019 Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3766 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/16/2019)
One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act
This bill requires a federal agency that issues a license for the conduct of a lunar activity to require that each license applicant agree to abide by recommendations, guidelines, or principles issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) related to the protection and preservation of U.S. government lunar artifacts.
A federal agency may
- exempt specific activities from such an agreement if the activities have legitimate and significant historical, archaeological, anthropological, scientific, or engineering value;
- assess a penalty fee for violations of such an agreement.