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

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

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S. 269 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 1999

H.R. 4 (Includes)
National Missile Defense Act of 1999

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 22, 1999

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 257” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 20, 1999
Reported by Committee
Feb 9, 1999
Passed Senate
Mar 17, 1999
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52 cosponsors (48R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 17, 1999 2:19 p.m.
Bill Passed 97/3

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