Summary: H.R.4549 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4549. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/24/1992)

International Nonproliferation and Disarmament Act of 1992 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the President to use funds to support efforts to halt the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, conventional weapons, and ballistic missile technologies and systems that are capable of delivering conventional, nuclear, biological, or chemical warheads. Requires such authority to be used to enhance compliance with and verification of existing arms control and disarmament agreements and nonproliferation regimes and to promote additional agreements and regimes.

Permits assistance to a foreign country under this Act only if the President certifies to the Congress that the country is committed to: (1) making a substantial investment for nonproliferation activities; (2) maintaining a defense posture that does not exceed its legitimate security requirements; (3) facilitating international verification of nonproliferation activities and weapons dismantlement or destruction; and (4) observing human rights.

Provides for the reprogramming of appropriated funds to make funding available to carry out this Act.