H.R.822 - A bill to prohibit the production of lethal binary chemical munitions by the United States and to call on the President to enter into immediate negotiations with the Soviet Union for a mutual, verifiable limitation on the production and stockpiling of chemical weapons.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kastenmeier, Robert W. [D-WI-2] (Introduced 01/25/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/15/1983 Executive Comment Requested from Arms Control & Disarm Agcy, DOD, State. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.822 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/25/1983)
Prohibits the expenditure of funds for the production of lethal binary chemical munitions after the enactment of this Act. Defines lethal binary chemical munitions to mean: (1) toxic chemicals intended to injure or kill humans; and (2) devices intended to disseminate such chemicals.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should begin negotiations with the Soviet Union for a mutual, verifiable limitation on chemical weapons.