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S. 2727: Smarter Approaches to Nuclear Expenditures Act

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A bill to reduce spending on nuclear weapons and related defense spending and to prohibit the procurement and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
Oct 29, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Oct 29, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 29, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

World Future Council The SANE Act (S.2727) is important for the safety and security of current and future generations. It proposes that Congress cuts the funding for provocative and destabilising nuclear weapons systems, in order to prevent a nuclear war by accident, miscalculation or ...

History

Oct 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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S. 2727 is 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. 2727. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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