Restrict First Use of Nuclear Weapons

Restrict First Use of Nuclear Weapons

This Bill has:
20% Democratic Support in the Senate
21% Democratic Support in the House

    











    
    
    This bill was introduced in the house by Ted Lieu and in the senate by Ed Markey.
    This bill prohibits the President from using the Armed Forces to conduct a first-use nuclear strike unless such strike is conducted pursuant to a congressional declaration of war expressly authorizing such strike. "First-use nuclear strike" means a nuclear weapons attack against an enemy that is conducted without the President determining that the enemy has first launched a nuclear strike against the United States or a U.S. ally.
Senate Bill: S. 200
Democratic Support: 10
Introduced by: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 01/24/2017)
Latest Action:01/24/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.



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Ted Lieu on Limiting Presidents ability to Launch Nuclear First Strike