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

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Introduced in House (06/08/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7140


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


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


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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