H.R. 2907 (105th): Nonself-Destructive Landmine Stockpile Elimination Act

Nov 07, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mark Neumann
Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district
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Nov 07, 1997
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This bill was introduced on November 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 07, 1997
Referred to Committee Nov 07, 1997
Full Title

To require the destruction of the United States stockpile of landmines other than self-destructive landmines and to prohibit the acquisition of such landmines in the future.


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Nonself-Destructive Landmine Stockpile Elimination Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense, no later than December 31, 1998, to demilitarize the U.S. stockpile of the M14 and M16 antipersonnel landmines, and the M15, M19, and M21 antitank landmines.
Prohibits any Department of Defense funds from being used for the acquisition of any such landmine or for any other antipersonnel or antitank landmine that is not self-destructive.
Directs the Secretary to certify to the Congress whether such demilitarization compliance would adversely affect the U.S. national security interest.
Terminates such demilitarization and prohibition upon a positive certification.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that all other nations should take steps to eliminate nonself-destructive landmines from their military inventories.

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