H.R.2459 - Landmine Elimination Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] (Introduced 09/11/1997)|
|Committees:||House - National Security; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/03/1997 Executive Comment Requested from DOD.|
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Summary: H.R.2459 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/1997)
Landmine Elimination Act of 1997 - Prohibits Federal agencies from funding any new deployments of anti-personnel landmines as of January 1, 2000.
Directs the Secretary of Defense to report to the Congress on actions and proposals to substitute for new deployments of such landmines on the Korean Peninsula.
Authorizes the President to delay implementation of the funding proscription with respect to the Korean Peninsula if he certifies annually to the Congress that new deployments of anti-personnel landmines on such Peninsula would be indispensable to the defense of the Republic of Korea.