51 U.S. Code § 70702 - Establishment of Commission

(a) Establishment.— The President shall establish an independent, nonpartisan Commission within the executive branch to investigate any incident that results in the loss of—
(1) a space shuttle;
(2) the International Space Station or its operational viability;
(3) any other United States space vehicle carrying humans that is owned by the Federal Government or that is being used pursuant to a contract with the Federal Government; or
(4) a crew member or passenger of any space vehicle described in this subsection.
(b) Deadline for Establishment.— The President shall establish a Commission within 7 days after an incident specified in subsection (a).

Source

(Pub. L. 111–314, § 3,Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3432.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
70702
42 U.S.C. 16842.
Pub. L. 109–155, title VIII, § 822, Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2941.

 

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