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HR 7081 - United States - India Nuclear Agreement - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John Kerry voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 110-369 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (86-13) - (Key vote)

Title: United States - India Nuclear Agreement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that approves the United States-India Agreement for Cooperation on Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.

Highlights:
  • Provides for the transfer of nuclear technology and materials to India for non-military use (Sec 101).
  • Opens civilian nuclear facilities for inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (Sec 101, 104).
  • Requires the president to certify to Congress that this agreement does not violate the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty by assisting India to produce or acquire nuclear weapons (Sec. 102).
Note:

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (298-117) - (Key vote)

Title: United States - India Nuclear Agreement

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that approves the United States-India Agreement for Cooperation on Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.

Highlights:
  • Provides for the transfer of nuclear technology and materials to India for non-military use (Sec 101).
  • Opens civilian nuclear facilities for inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (Sec 101, 104).
  • Requires the president to certify to Congress that this agreement does not violate the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty by assisting India to produce or acquire nuclear weapons (Sec. 102).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: United States - India Nuclear Agreement

Sponsors

  • Howard L. Berman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

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