(1) convert any missile described in subsection (c) to a space transportation vehicle configuration; or
(2) transfer ownership of any such missile to another person, except as provided in subsection (b).
(A) would result in cost savings to the Federal Government when compared to the cost of acquiring space transportation services from United States commercial providers;
(B) meets all mission requirements of the agency, including performance, schedule, and risk requirements;
(C) is consistent with international obligations of the United States; and
(D) is approved by the Secretary of Defense or the designee of the Secretary of Defense.
(1) were formerly used by the Department of Defense for national defense purposes as intercontinental ballistic missiles; and
(2) have been declared excess to United States national defense needs and are in compliance with international obligations of the United States.
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|50134||42 U.S.C. 14734.||Pub. L. 105–303, title II, §205, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2857; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, §1067(21), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 775.|
In subsection (b)(1), in the matter before subparagraph (A), the words "Committee on Science and Technology" are substituted for "Committee on Science" on authority of Rule X(1)(o) of the Rules of the House of Representatives, adopted by House Resolution No. 6 (110th Congress, January 5, 2007).Change of Name
Committee on Science and Technology of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Jan. 5, 2011.
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