Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/654

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114 STAT. 1752 PUBLIC LAW 106-405—NOV. 1, 2000 Deadline. 49 USC 70113. Effective date. 49 USC 70113 note. 49 USC 70112 note. Deadline. SEC. 3. OFFICE OF COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION. (a) AMENDMENT.— Section 70119 of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "§70119. Office of Commercial Space Transportation "There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation for the activities of the Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation— "(1) $12,607,000 for fiscal year 2001; and "(2) $16,478,000 for fiscal year 2002.". (b) TABLE OF SECTIONS AMENDMENT. — ^The item relating to section 70119 in the table of sections of chapter 701 of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "7 0119. Office of Commercial Space Transportation. ". SEC. 4. OFFICE OF SPACE COMMERCIALIZATION. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—T here are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Commerce for the activities of the Office of Space Commercialization— (1) $590,000 for fiscal year 2001; (2) $608,000 for fiscal year 2002; and (3) $626,000 for fiscal year 2003. (b) REPORT TO CONGRESS. — ^Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Commerce shall transmit to the Congress a report on the Office of Space Commercialization detailing the activities of the Office, the materials produced by the Office, the extent to which the Office has fulfilled the functions established for it by the Congress, and the extent to which the Office has participated in interagency efforts. SEC. 5. COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION INDEMNIFICATION EXTENSION. (a) IN GENERAL.—I f, on the date of the enactment of this Act, section 70113(f) of title 49, United States Code, has not been amended by the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, then that section is amended by striking "December 31, 2000" and inserting "December 31, 2004". (b) AMENDMENT OF MODIFIED SECTION. —If, on the date of the enactment of this Act, section 70113(f) of title 49, United States Code, has been amended by the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, then that section is amended by striking "December 31, 2001" and inserting "December 31, 2004". SEC. 6. TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO SECTION 70113 OF TITLE 49. (a) Section 70113 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking " , 19.'," in subsection (e)(1)(A) and inserting " , 20.',". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on January 1, 2000. SEC. 7. LIABILITY REGIME FOR COMMERCLVL SPACE TRANSPOR- TATION. (a) REPORT REQUIREMENT.— Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall transmit to the Congress a report on the liability