H.R. 1 on China

From NASA Watch, an amendment Offered to H.R. 1 “Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011” by Rep. Weiner (D-NY) Amendment No. 125. Passed on a vote of 226-204. Please note the following paragraph:

Page 207 line 19:

SEC. 1339. (a) None of the funds made available by this division may be used for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the Office of Science and Technology Policy to develop, design, plan, promulgate, implement, or execute a policy, program, order, or contract of any kind to participate, collaborate, or coordinate in any way with China or any Chinese-owned company unless such activities are specifically authorized by a law enacted after the date of enactment of this division.

(b) The limitation in subsection (a) shall also apply to any funds used to effectuate the hosting of official Chinese visitors at facilities belonging to or utilized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


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One Response to “H.R. 1 on China”

  1. Xinhua news complains about Chinese being denied to KSC « Paviavio           Says:

    […] I wrote about an amendment of H.R.1 sometime ago and situation has been developing since then. Now, NASA Banned From Working With China even though the White House wants to extend cooperation between the United States and China on science and technology. The Chinese have kept quiet until now when the Chinese journalists were banned to enter KSC for Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final launch live coverage. State run news agency Xinhua reported this incident (in Chinese). Here is an apparent machine translation of the report. Note that CiPuYi in the translation should be Magnetic Spectrometer and wolff should be Wolf. […]

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