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

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 17, 1999 (Passed the Senate).


S 257 ES

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 257


AN ACT

Entitled ‘The Cochran-Inouye National Missile Defense Act of 1999’.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘National Missile Defense Act of 1999’.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE POLICY.

    It is the policy of the United States to deploy as soon as is technologically possible an effective National Missile Defense system capable of defending the territory of the United States against limited ballistic missile attack (whether accidental, unauthorized, or deliberate) with funding subject to the annual authorization of appropriations and the annual appropriation of funds for National Missile Defense.

SEC. 3. POLICY ON REDUCTION OF RUSSIAN NUCLEAR FORCES.

    It is the policy of the United States to seek continued negotiated reductions in Russian nuclear forces.

Passed the Senate March 17, 1999.

Attest:

Secretary.

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 257

AN ACT

Entitled ‘The Cochran-Inouye National Missile Defense Act of 1999’.