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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

01-HR2718 on Aug 2, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: the MX Missile Stand-Down Act:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
Title: To take the 50 Peacekeeper (MX) missiles off of high-alert status.

  • Requires the Secretary of Defense, during FY 2002, to remove the warheads from the 50 Peacekeeper (MX) intercontinental ballistic missiles.

  • Urges the Secretary to take measures to lengthen the time for launch of U.S. nuclear weapons while remaining consistent with national security.

  • Requires an annual report from the Secretary on the inventory of Russian nuclear forces, their alert status, and the condition of Russian early-warning systems.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Question 15: Expand the military Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: Take US nuclear missiles off high alert (Score: -1)

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 01-HR2718

William Coyne s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Dennis Kucinich s1oOhio Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Ed Markey s1wMA Democratic Challenger 
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
John Olver s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Ellen Tauscher s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Tom Udall s1oNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008) 



Republicans participating in 01-HR2718



Independents participating in 01-HR2718



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 11
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0


















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