S. 257 (106th): National Missile Defense Act of 1999


Jan 20, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 17, 1999 but was never passed by the House.


Thad Cochran

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 1999
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 22, 1999

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Full Title

A bill entitled, "The Cochran-Inouye National Missile Defense Act of 1999".

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Jan 20, 1999

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Feb 9, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Mar 17, 1999
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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