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HR 5682 - U.S.and India Nuclear Cooperation Act of 2006 - Key Vote

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Mark Foley voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Passage (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 109-401 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (330-59) -
Legislation - Passage With Amendment (Senate) (85-12) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (359-68) - (Key vote)

Title: U.S.and India Nuclear Cooperation Act of 2006

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows the President to exempt India from current restrictions under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 after certain stipulations have been met and confirmed.

Highlights:
  • Permits the trade of nuclear items and materials between the U.S. and India, a country currently not part of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) (Sec. 2).
  • Provides that the following conditions must be met (Secs. 2 & 4):
    • Civilian and military nuclear facilities, materials, and programs are kept separate;
    • There exists a moratorium on nuclear testing;
    • India actively works with the U.S. to control nuclear reprocessing technology and to prevent the spread of enrichment; and
    • India maintains an active democratic government system that allows for cooperation in non-proliferation movements with the U.S.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: U.S.and India Nuclear Cooperation Act of 2006

Sponsors

  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)

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