S.2350 - Earth Resources Survey Systems Act93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moss, Frank E. [D-UT] (Introduced 08/03/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Aeronautical and Space Sciences|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/03/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Science. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2350 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/03/1973)
Earth Resources Survey Systems Act - Title I: Short Title; Declaration of Policy; and Findings - Sets forth the policy and findings of Congress, including that earth resources management is a pressing area of public need and more effective utilization of new technology is both desirable and feasible.
Title II: Amendment to the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 - Provides for the establishment of the Office of Earth Resources Survey Systems, to be responsible for: (1) consultation with all interested agencies, to ascertain the needs for information on the quality and quantity of earth resources; and (2) planning, research, design, and development of earth resources satellite systems. Sets forth the definitions of terms used in this Act.
Title III: Authorization - Authorizes to be appropriated to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for use by the Office of Earth Resources Survey Systems for research and development, $50,000,000.