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Introduced in Senate (10/17/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2617


To allow the procurement of supplies and services for commercial activities at National Aeronautics and Space Administration centers.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 17, 2019

Mr. Rubio (for himself, Mr. Cornyn, and Mr. Scott of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To allow the procurement of supplies and services for commercial activities at National Aeronautics and Space Administration centers.

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 “Contracts and Obligations Modernization for Efficient Terms of Service Act” or the “COMETS Act”.

SEC. 2. Procurement of supplies and services for commercial activities at NASA centers.

Notwithstanding section 2384a(a)(1)(B) of title 10, United States Code, and section 3310(a)(2) of title 41, United States Code, with respect to the acquisition of supplies or services to carry out, under section 20113(e) of title 51, United States Code, a transaction (other than a contract, lease, or cooperative agreement) that supports a commercial activity at a National Aeronautics and Space Administration center, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration may procure such supplies or services in a quantity the Administrator reasonably expects to be necessary to meet the needs of such activity.


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