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


Jan 21, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thad Cochran

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Jan 22, 1999
Length: 4 pages

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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/21/1999--Introduced.National Missile Defense Act of 1999 - States as U.S. policy to deploy as soon as technologically possible a National Missile Defense system capable of defending U.S. territory against limited ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 22, 1999
Reported by Committee

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 269”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


43 cosponsors (39R, 4D) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 257 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 17, 1999

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 22, 1999

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