US SB447 | 2023-2024 | 118th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on November 6 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-11-06 - Held at the desk.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


A bill to establish a demonstration program for the active remediation of orbital debris and to require the development of uniform orbital debris standard practices in order to support a safe and sustainable orbital environment, and for other purposes.

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ORBITS Act of 2023 Orbital Sustainability Act of 2023



2023-11-06HouseHeld at the desk.
2023-11-06HouseReceived in the House.
2023-11-06SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2023-10-31SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5264-5266)
2023-10-31SenateS.Amdt.1358 Amendment SA 1358 proposed by Senator Schumer for Senator Hickenlooper. (consideration: CR S5264) In the nature of a substitute.
2023-10-31SenateS.Amdt.1358 Amendment SA 1358 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2023-10-31SenateThe committee amendment as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
2023-10-31SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5262-5266)
2023-09-12SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 206.
2023-09-12SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Cantwell with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
2023-07-27SenateCommittee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2023-02-15SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.


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