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CS/CS/HB 221: Recovery of Spaceflight Assets

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee ; Sirois ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caruso

Recovery of Spaceflight Assets; Provides spaceflight entity retains ownership of spaceflight asset after launch or upon reentry; requires person who finds item reasonably identifiable as spaceflight asset to report description & location to law enforcement; requires law enforcement to notify owner of spaceflight asset; authorizes owner of spaceflight asset to enter private property; prohibits person from appropriating spaceflight asset to his or her own use or refusing to surrender spaceflight asset to law enforcement or owner; provides criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 7/6/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-197
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 House • Filed
1/22/2021 House • Referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee; Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
3/1/2021 House • PCS added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/3/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
3/4/2021 House • Reported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/8/2021 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
3/9/2021 House • Added to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
3/11/2021 House • Favorable by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Reported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
3/22/2021 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
3/24/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
3/25/2021 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/26/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/15/2021)
4/15/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 1
• Immediately certified
• Message sent to senate
4/15/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/19/2021 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 492
4/20/2021 Senate • Received -SJ 492
4/22/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 581
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 936 -SJ 581
• Read 2nd time -SJ 581
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2021 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 660
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 660
4/26/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled
6/28/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/29/2021 • Approved by Governor
7/6/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-197