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S. 269 (106th): National Missile Defense Act of 1999

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Thad Cochran

Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 1999
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 21, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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).

Cosponsors

43 Cosponsors (39 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 257 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Mar 17, 1999

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

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History

Jan 21, 1999
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 22, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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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