H.R.6419 - Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] (Introduced 12/07/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Intelligence (Permanent Select); Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/07/2006 Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6419 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/07/2006)
Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Act of 2006 - Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to recognition of the threat to the United States of nuclear terrorism, as well as appropriate steps to be taken to prevent such terrorism.
Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to establish a Senior Advisor to the President for the Prevention of Nuclear Terrorism.
Requires an annual report from the President to Congress on the security of formula quantities of strategic special nuclear material.
States as the policy of the United States that all possible steps be taken as rapidly as possible to ensure that all nuclear weapons and formula quantities of strategic special nuclear materials are secure and accounted for. Directs the President to seek an international agreement on a global standard that implements such policy.