Text: H.R.7140 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7140

  To prohibit the use of funds for an explosive nuclear weapons test.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              June 8, 2020

   Ms. Titus (for herself, Mr. Horsford, Mr. Beyer, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. 
 Gallego, Mr. Heck, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Lee of 
  California, and Mr. Rush) introduced the following bill; which was 
              referred to the Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
  To prohibit the use of funds for an explosive nuclear weapons test.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Preserving Leadership Against 
Nuclear Explosives Testing Act'' or the ``PLANET Act''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR NUCLEAR WEAPONS TEST 
              EXPLOSIONS.

    (a) In General.--None of the funds authorized to be appropriated or 
otherwise made available for fiscal year 2021, or authorized to be 
appropriated or otherwise made available for any fiscal year before 
fiscal year 2021 and available for obligation as of the date of the 
enactment of this Act, may be obligated or expended to conduct or make 
preparations for any explosive nuclear weapons test that produces any 
yield.
    (b) Rule of Construction.--Subsection (a) does not limit nuclear 
stockpile stewardship activities that are consistent with the zero-
yield standard and other requirements under law.
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