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

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 20, 1999 (Introduced).


S 257 IS

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 257

To state the policy of the United States regarding the deployment of a missile defense system capable of defending the territory of the United States against limited ballistic missile attack.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 20, 1999

Mr. COCHRAN (for himself, Mr. INOUYE, and Mr. HAGEL) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To state the policy of the United States regarding the deployment of a missile defense system capable of defending the territory of the United States against limited ballistic missile attack.

    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).