Summary: H.R.6155 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/05/1992)

United States-Japan Partnership to Eliminate the Threat of Nuclear Weapons - Directs the United States, in consultation with Japan and other states, to seek to convene a World Nuclear Disarmament Conference in 1995, with the goal of achieving a verifiable agreement to eliminate nuclear weapons from the arsenals of all countries.

Requires the denuclearization process to include: (1) a verifiable nuclear test ban agreement and a worldwide agreement to end production of plutonium and highly enriched uranium for weapons purposes; (2) phasing out the use of such materials for civilian purposes; (3) strengthening international regimes to prevent countries from developing or assisting others to develop nuclear weapons and creating international mechanisms to enforce these regimes; and (4) increased investment in research and development of nuclear safeguard and verification methods and technologies.