A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the rapid acquisition of directed energy weapons systems by the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on April 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Heinrich Secures Key Advancements For New Mexico In Annual Defense Bill”
— Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Dec 8, 2016
Apr 12, 2016
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S. 2778 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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