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NASA Administrator Griffin Proposes Amending the Iran Nonproliferation Act

Jul 12, 2005
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July 12, 2005

The Honorable Bart Gordon
Ranking Democrat
Committee on Science
House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Mr. Gordon:

On behalf of the Administration, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) proposes that the enclosed amendment to the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-178) be added to NASA authorization legislation or another appropriate legislative vehicle.  The proposed amendment is a balanced approach that maintains U.S. nonproliferation principles and objectives, while also maintaining the U.S.-Russia space partnership.  The justification for this proposed amendment is stated more fully in the accompanying sectional analysis.  We urge enactment of this important amendment....

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109th Congress