S. 3400: Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2016

The United States is the only country to have used a nuclear weapon in warfare, doing so twice in 1945 against Japan. President Obama has publicly expressed his wish for a worldwide end dismantling of all nuclear weapons, signed the New START Treaty with Russia that decreased both Cold War powers’ nuclear stockpiles, and became the first sitting president to ...

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Sep 27, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 27, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 27, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 3 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Sep 27, 2016

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S. 3400 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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