H.R. 1128: Protecting U.S. Missile Defense Information Act of 2013

Mar 13, 2013
Referred to Committee
2% chance of being enacted
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Mo Brooks
Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district
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Mar 13, 2013
7 pages
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H.R. 4125 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 01, 2012


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 13, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Mar 13, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 13, 2013
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9% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To ensure the effectiveness of the missile defense system of the United States, and for other purposes.


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12 cosponsors (12R) (show)

House Armed Services

Strategic Forces

House Foreign Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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Protecting U.S. Missile Defense Information Act of 2013 - Directs the President to report semiannually to the congressional defense and appropriations committees on:
(1) any discussions on missile defense between the U.S. government and the Russian Federation during the preceding six months, and
(2) meetings held by the National Disclosure Policy Committee with respect to declassifying documents containing information on U.S. missile defense systems.
Requires briefings to such committees in connection with the latter reports.
Prohibits Department of Defense (DOD) funds for FY2014 or thereafter from being used to provide the Russian Federation with access to: (1) U.S. missile defense hit-to-kill technology, or (2) telemetry data with respect to missile defense interceptors or target vehicles.
Declares that the United States shall not be bound by the terms of any executive agreement relating to U.S. missile defense capabilities, including basing, locations, and numbers of missiles.
Prohibits DOD funds for FY2014 or thereafter from being used to:
(1) negotiate or implement any executive agreement relating to such capabilities, or
(2) implement rules of engagement or guidance for employment of forces relating to such an agreement.
Provides an exception with respect to any country with which the United States has entered into a treaty of alliance or a security guarantee.
Directs the President to: (1) seek to encourage the Russian Federation to disclose any support provided for the ballistic missile programs of China, Syria, Iran, or North Korea; and (2) submit to the above committees a semiannual report on any such support.

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