U.S. House Resolution 1976 would "provide for nuclear weapons abolition and economic conversion ... while ensuring environmental restoration and clean-energy conversion."
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If this bill becomes law, "The United States Government shall provide leadership to negotiate and enter into a multilateral treaty ... for ... the dismantlement and elimination of all nuclear weapons in every country by not later than 2022 ..., and
"redirect resources that are being used for nuclear weapons programs to use in converting all nuclear weapons industry employees, processes, plants, and programs smoothly to constructive, ecologically beneficial peacetime activities ..., [and]
"in addressing human and infrastructure needs, including development and deployment of sustainable carbon-free and nuclear-free energy sources, health care, housing, education, agriculture, and environmental restoration, including long-term radioactive waste monitoring; [and]
"undertake vigorous, good-faith efforts to eliminate war, armed conflict, and all military operations."
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Full text of H.R. 1976