S. 3346 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016

Science, technology, communications. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on December 9, 2016 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on December 10, 2016.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016

S. 3346 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016
  • Scott Kelly Human Spaceflight and Exploration Act
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016
  • Scott Kelly Human Spaceflight and Exploration Act
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016
  • To Research, Evaluate, Assess, and Treat Astronauts Act
  • TREAT Astronauts Act
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016
Sponsor
Ted Cruz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Science, technology, communications
  • Accidents
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Advisory bodies
  • Astronomy
  • Aviation and airports
  • Business ethics
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government liability
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health information and medical records
  • Higher education
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Science and engineering education
  • Scientific communication
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Space flight and exploration
  • Spacecraft and satellites
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Technology assessment
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Transportation costs
  • Transportation safety and security
  • Worker safety and health
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Major Actions
Introduced9/15/2016
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Senate12/10/2016
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/10/2016 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 5180 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/10/2016 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/15/2016
9/15/2016Introduced in Senate
9/15/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Put on a legislative calendar9/21/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/05/2016Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-390.
Put on a legislative calendar12/05/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 696.
12/10/2016Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/10/2016The committee substitute withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/10/2016Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
select this voteVote12/10/2016Amendment SA 5180 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/10/2016
12/10/2016Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 5180 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/10/2016Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 5180 proposed by Senator Portman for Senator Cruz.
12/10/2016Senate amendment submitted
12/10/2016Amendment SA 5180 proposed by Senator Portman for Senator Cruz. (consideration: CR S7144) In the nature of a substitute.
12/12/2016Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/12/2016Received in the House.
12/12/2016Held at the desk.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 5180Cruz, Ted [R-TX]December 10, 2016Passed by voice vote on December 9, 2016.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$464,125
$1,433,209
$1,897,334
$0
1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2016: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

1 organization supported this bill

Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Commercial Spaceflight Federation (2016, September 23). CSF Congratulates Senate Commerce Committee on approval of NASA Transition Bill. Retrieved October 3, 2016, from Commercial Spaceflight Federation.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$24,500$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$50,250$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,000$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$8,800$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,040$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,750$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$16,400$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$36,100$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$11,625$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,700$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$16,875$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$19,600$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,033$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$15,180$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$7,700$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$11,100$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$11,700$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,600$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$23,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$40,100$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$10,950$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$11,600$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$19,200$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$20,450$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$2,000$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$30,700$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$3,400$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$36,025$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$5,625$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$39,250$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,500$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,100$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,000$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$11,750$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$3,250$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$4,500$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$55,900$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$28,500$0Yes
John HoevenRND$1,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$5,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,400$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$41,400$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$21,650$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,000$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$19,850$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$19,353$0Yes
James LankfordROK$15,250$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$14,150$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$9,500$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,000$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$54,150$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$39,900$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$14,300$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$81,700$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,400$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,000$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,000$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$5,250$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$71,352$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$54,050$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$6,200$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$3,050$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$45,325$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$12,000$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,300$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$2,600$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$50,400$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$500$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$3,600$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$20,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,400$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$29,200$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,100$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,000$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$18,000$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$10,300$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$51,108$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$17,500$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,035$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$5,000$0Yes
David VitterRLA$11,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$50,950$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$14,575$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,533$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$26,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$24,500$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$50,250$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,000$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$8,800$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$9,040$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,750$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$16,400$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$36,100$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,500$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$11,625$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$13,700$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$16,875$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$19,600$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,033$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$15,180$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$7,700$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,000$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$11,100$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$11,700$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,600$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$23,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$40,100$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$10,950$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$11,600$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$19,200$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$20,450$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$2,000$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$30,700$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$3,400$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$36,025$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$5,625$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$39,250$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$9,500$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$24,100$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$18,000$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$11,750$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$3,250$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$4,500$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$55,900$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$28,500$0Yes
John HoevenRND$1,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$5,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$27,400$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$41,400$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$21,650$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,000$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$19,850$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$19,353$0Yes
James LankfordROK$15,250$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$14,150$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$9,500$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,000$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$54,150$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$39,900$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$14,300$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$81,700$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,400$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,500$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,000$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$19,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,000$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$5,250$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$71,352$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$54,050$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$6,200$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$3,050$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$45,325$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$12,000$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$20,300$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$2,600$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$50,400$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$500$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$3,600$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$20,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,400$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$29,200$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,100$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,000$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$18,000$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$10,300$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$51,108$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$17,500$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$40,035$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$5,000$0Yes
David VitterRLA$11,000$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$50,950$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$14,575$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,533$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,000$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$26,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,433,209
Space vehicles & components$464,125

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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