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HR 1654 - NASA Authorization bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mike Simpson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mike Simpson made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 106-391 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (399-17) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (259-168) - (Key vote)

Title: NASA Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $41.24 billion for NASA from 2000 to 2002.

Highlights:
  • $16.93 billion for science, aeronautics, and technology programs.
  • $9.64 billion for space shuttle operations, safety and performance upgrades, and payload and utilization operations.
  • $7.70 billion for mission support.
  • $6.90 billion for the International Space Station.
  • Prohibits further funding for the Trans-Hab, which is an inflatable space structure designed for use by astronauts living on International Space Station.
  • Prohibits further funding for the Triana Program, which would allow for the study of solar energy patterns and global climate.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: NASA Authorization bill

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • George E. Brown Jr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Merrill A. Cook (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob R. Etheridge (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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