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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 1999
Length: 4 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced on January 22, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
43 Cosponsors (39 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
Passed Senate (House next) — Mar 17, 1999
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 22, 1999
Jan 21, 1999
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Jan 22, 1999
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Mar 17, 1999
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 257 (106th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 269 (106th).
S. 269 (106th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 269. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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