H.Res.581 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should take all necessary steps to expeditiously deploy a missile defense system in Europe that will help provide such a defense to United States allies in Europe while enhancing United States defenses against missile attacks.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 06/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||08/03/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.581 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/25/2009)
Expresses: (1) concern over the threat posed by nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and related delivery systems in the hands of states that sponsor terrorism, such as Iran; and (2) support for the deployment of U.S. missile defense assets in Europe that will provide a defense of the United States and our European allies from the growing missile threat posed by rogue regimes.
Urges the President to expedite the deployment of components of an operational U.S. ground-based missile defense system in Europe.
Requests the President to report annually to Congress on steps taken to move forward with such deployment.
States that the United States shall continue its support for the missile defense of key allies against attacks by rogue regimes.