110-06: Amendment to Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

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  • Last Action:  - Amendment to Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (the "Amendment"). A conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material, adopted on October 28, 1979, adopted the Amendment on July 8, 2005, at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

  • Floor Action: September 04, 2007 - Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations pursuant to unanimous consent agreement removing the injunction of secrecy.
  • Committee Action:   May 07, 2008 - Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
  • Floor Action: September 16, 2008 - Reported by Senator Biden, Committee on Foreign Relations with printed Ex. Rept.110-24 and a resolution of advice and consent to ratification with 1 reservation, 3 understandings, and 1 declaration. Executive Calendar No. 34.
  • Floor Action: September 25, 2008 - Considered by Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
  • Floor Action: September 25, 2008 - Treaty moved through its parliamentary stages up to and including presentation of the resolution of advice and consent to ratification.

Approved: September 25, 2008 - Resolution of advice and consent to ratification agreed to in Senate by Division Vote.

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