S. 3729 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010

Science, technology, communications. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
An original bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on August 5, 2010.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010

S. 3729 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
An original bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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An original bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sponsor
John Rockefeller
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Science, technology, communications
    • Alabama
    • Atmospheric science and weather
    • Aviation and airports
    • California
    • Computer crimes and identity theft
    • Computers and information technology
    • Congressional oversight
    • Economic development
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Executive agency funding and structure
    • Federal officials
    • Florida
    • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
    • Government investigations
    • Louisiana
    • Maryland
    • Mississippi
    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • New Mexico
    • Ohio
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Research administration and funding
    • Research and development
    • Science and engineering education
    • Space flight and exploration
    • Spacecraft and satellites
    • Texas
    • Virginia
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    Major Actions
    Introduced8/05/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed Senate8/05/2010
    Passed House9/30/2010
    Signed by President10/11/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.8/05/2010PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4602 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.8/05/2010PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - S 3729 To authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013 - Under Suspension of the Rules9/30/2010This bill PASSED the House
    304 voted YES 118 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced8/05/2010
    8/05/2010Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Rockefeller. With written report No. 111-278.
    Put on a legislative calendar8/05/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 548.
    8/05/2010Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/05/2010Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.
    8/05/2010Amendment SA 4602 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Rockefeller.
    select this voteVote8/05/2010Amendment SA 4602 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    8/06/2010Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    8/09/2010Received in the House.
    8/09/2010Held at the desk.
    9/29/2010Mr. Gordon (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    9/29/2010Considered under suspension of the rules.
    9/29/2010DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3729.
    9/29/2010At 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.
    9/29/2010Considered as unfinished business.
    Presented to President9/29/2010Cleared for White House.
    Presented to President9/30/2010Presented to President.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/30/2010On Passage - House - S 3729 To authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2013 - Under Suspension of the Rules
    Signed10/11/2010Signed by President.
    Enacted10/11/2010Became Public Law No: 111-267.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 4602Rockefeller, John [D-WV]August 5, 2010Passed by voice vote on August 4, 2010.

    To modify the bill as reported.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from Chambers of commerce, which…

    opposed this bill

    Chambers of commerce$205,589
    $205,589

    1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

    1 organization supported this bill

    Commercial Spaceflight Federation
    Gedmark, John (2010, September 27). CSF Strongly Supports Senate NASA Authorization Bill & Encourages Prompt Resolution Before New Fiscal Year Begins. Retrieved September 29, 2010, from CSF.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Greater Cleveland Partnership
    Hutchison, John Arthur (2010, September 29). LaTourette to oppose Senate NASA bill. Retrieved September 29, 2010, from The News Herald.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Chambers of commerce interest groups, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$250Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$3,500Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$2,500Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$0$2,000Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$250Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$14,350Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$0$500Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$4,250Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$6,445Yes
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$250Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$0$500Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$8,600Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$6,000Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$5,700Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$250Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,750Yes
    John CornynRTX$0$7,000Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$5,000Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$0$1,000Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,250Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$1,000Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$500Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$1,000Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$0$210Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$500Yes
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$9,634Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,000Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$1,000Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$1,000Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,250Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$250Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$200Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,000Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,200Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$750Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$0$3,800Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$1,000Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$250Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$2,250Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,750Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$8,400Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$1,500Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$7,750Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,000Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,000Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$500Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$500Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$3,750Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$550Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$0$750Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$500Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$0$3,900Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$5,000Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$450Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,750Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,500Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$250Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$7,150Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$4,250Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$500Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$7,200Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$0$1,250Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$0$9,000Yes
    George VoinovichROH$0$1,500Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$1,550Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$750Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$0$6,000Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$500Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$250Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$3,500Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$0$2,500Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0Yes
    Mark BegichDAK$2,000$0Yes
    Michael BennetDCO$3,250$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$5,000$2,000Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$250Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$21,900$14,350Yes
    Scott BrownRMA$500$500Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$4,250Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$6,445Yes
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$250Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$6,500$500Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$8,600Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,550$6,000Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$5,700Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$250Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,750Yes
    John CornynRTX$1,000$7,000Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$5,500$5,000Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$2,400$1,000Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$2,250Yes
    John EnsignRNV$0$1,000Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$0$500Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,000$1,000Yes
    Alan FrankenDMN$400$210Yes
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$500Yes
    Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$9,634Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$1,000Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$1,000Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$1,000Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$4,750$1,250Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$1,050$250Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$12,000$200Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,000$4,000Yes
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,200Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$5,000$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$750Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$6,000$3,800Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$500$1,000Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,000$250Yes
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$6,800$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$0$2,250Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$1,750Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$0$8,400Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$0$1,500Yes
    John McCainRAZ$0$7,750Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$8,000Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,000$1,000Yes
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$50,023$500Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$7,600$500Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$750$3,750Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$24,450$550Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$7,600$750Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$500Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$23,800$3,900Yes
    Jim RischRID$0$5,000Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$450Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,500$1,750Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$4,500Yes
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$10,000$250Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$0$7,150Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$4,250Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$500Yes
    John ThuneRSD$4,000$7,200Yes
    Mark UdallDCO$11,000$1,250Yes
    Tom UdallDNM$1,500$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$15,400$9,000Yes
    George VoinovichROH$0$1,500Yes
    Mark WarnerDVA$15,150$1,550Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$950$1,000Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$750Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$0$6,000Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$0$500Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Space vehicles & components$297,323

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Chambers of commerce$205,589
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