H.R.2262: U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 12, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 25, 2015

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Week Ending Rank
Dec. 6, 2015 6th
Nov. 29, 2015 10th

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 10, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act TITLE I--SPURRING PRIVATE AEROSPACE COMPETITIVENESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 or the SPACE Act of 2015 (Sec. 102) It is the sense of Congress that it is in the public interest to update...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 26 statements associated with H.R.2262.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 25, 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-90.

Nov. 25, 2015

Signed by President.

Nov. 19, 2015
Presented to President.
Nov. 16, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 16, 2015
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8185-8190)
Nov. 16, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2262.
Nov. 16, 2015
Mr. McCarthy moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H8185-8196)
Nov. 16, 2015
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 10, 2015

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7954)

Nov. 10, 2015
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7954)
Nov. 10, 2015

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7954)

May 22, 2015
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Edwards Part A amendment No. 7.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 6.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 5.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castro (TX) Part A amendment No. 4.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rohrabacher Part A amendment No. 3.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva Part A amendment No. 2.
May 21, 2015
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 273, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (TX) Part A amendment No. 1.
May 21, 2015
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2262.
May 21, 2015
The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Chairman of the Committee.
May 21, 2015
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 273 and Rule XVIII.
May 21, 2015
The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2262 and H.R. 880. In addition, the resolution provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and provides for proceedings during the period from May 22, 2015, through May 29, 2015.
May 21, 2015
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 273. (consideration: CR H3511-3534; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H3521-3524)
May 21, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 21, 2015

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 284 - 133 (Roll no. 262).

May 21, 2015
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3534)
May 21, 2015
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2262.
May 19, 2015
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 273 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2262 and H.R. 880. In addition, the resolution provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and provides for proceedings during the period from May 22, 2015, through May 29, 2015.
May 18, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 85.
May 18, 2015
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. H. Rept. 114-119.
May 13, 2015
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 13.
May 13, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 12, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
May 12, 2015

Introduced in the House by Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)

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