It is the policy of the United States to deploy as soon as is technologically possible an effective National Missile Defense system capable of defending the territory of the United States against limited ballistic missile attack (whether accidental, unauthorized, or deliberate) with funding subject to the annual authorization of appropriations and the annual appropriation of funds for National Missile Defense.
SECTION 3. POLICY ON REDUCTION OF RUSSIAN NUCLEAR FORCES.
It is the policy of the United States to seek continued negotiated reductions in Russian nuclear forces.
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate