No First Use and Restricting First Use

2019 Federal Legislative Agenda

No First Use Policy

H.R.921 (Smith (D-WA)). Cosponsors: McGovern Total: 22.

S.272 (Warren (D-MA)). Cosponsors: Markey. Total: 5.

This act would declare that it is the policy of the U.S. not to use nuclear weapons first.

MAPA Position: YES

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https://adamsmith.house.gov/2019/1/chairman-smith-senator-warren-introduce-bill-establishing-no-first-use-policy-for-nuclear-weapons (press release)

Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act

H.R.669 (Lieu (D-CA)). Cosponsors: McGovern, Clark. Total: 52.

S.200 (Markey (D-MA)). Cosponsors: Warren. Total: 13.

This legislation would prohibit the president from launching a nuclear first strike without a congressional declaration of war.

MAPA Position: YES

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1yNGaOVjDoRxj (Video of press conference)

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/us/politics/trump-inf-nuclear-treaty.html       

Here is full list of MAPA Federal Legislative Agenda for 2019!