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S. 3662 (115th): Stopping Russian Nuclear Aggression Act

About the bill

Russia is the only nation with more nuclear weapons than the United States. They have about 6,800; we have about 6,550.

Is the current U.S.-Russia treaty to limit both nations’ nuclear stockpile effective or backfiring?


During the decades-long Cold War, the U.S. and Soviet Union both accumulated thousands of nuclear warheads. Since the conflict ended in 1989, both nations have taken steps to limit their stockpile. President Obama’s administration, led by Hillary Clinton at the State Department, negotiated the treaty on the subject currently in force: the New START Treaty.

After being signed by both countries in 2010, it was approved by the Senate 71–26 that December. Democrats unanimously supported 56–0, while Republicans largely opposed 13–26 — although some Republican support was necessary to reach the ⅔ …

Sponsor and status

Tom Cotton

Sponsor. Senator for Arkansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Nov 28, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 28, 2018, 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).



Nov 28, 2018

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

S. 3662 (115th) 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. 3662. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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