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H.R.667: To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 8 (1 Democrat, 7 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Redesignates: (1) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, as the "NASA Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center," and (2) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Western Aeronautical Test Range in California as the "NASA Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range."

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 16, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-75.
Jan. 16, 2014 Signed by President.
Jan. 9, 2014 Presented to President.
Jan. 9, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 8, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Jan. 8, 2014 Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S185)
Feb. 26, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Feb. 25, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 25, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 - 0, 1 Present (Roll no. 47). (text: CR H602)

Feb. 25, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H606-607)
Feb. 25, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 25, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 667.
Feb. 25, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H602-605, H606-607)
Feb. 25, 2013 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.