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The National Missile Defense Act of 1999

One Hundred Sixth Congress of the United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the sixth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine. An Act to declare it to be the policy of the United States to deploy a national missile defense
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in

Congress assembled,.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `National Missile Defense Act of 1999'.

SECTION 2. NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE POLICY.

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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.

[Signed by:]

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate