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H.R.1446: REAL Space Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Bill Posey, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 10 (1 Democrat, 9 Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Reasserting American Leadership in Space Act or REAL Space Act - Directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to plan to return to the Moon by 2022 and to develop a sustained human presence there in order to promote exploration, commerce, science, and U.S. preeminence in space as a stepping stone for future exploration of Mars and other destinations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.
April 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.