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9. see "tectonic weapons" in this bill "Space Preservation Act 2001" HR2977
Edited on Fri Dec-26-03 10:30 PM by ElsewheresDaughter

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HR 2977 IH


107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2977
To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 2, 2001
Mr. KUCINICH introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned



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A BILL
To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Space Preservation Act of 2001'.

SEC. 2. REAFFIRMATION OF POLICY ON THE PRESERVATION OF PEACE IN SPACE.

Congress reaffirms the policy expressed in section 102(a) of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (42 U.S.C. 2451(a)), stating that it `is the policy of the United States that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind.'.

SEC. 3. PERMANENT BAN ON BASING OF WEAPONS IN SPACE.

The President shall--

(1) implement a permanent ban on space-based weapons of the United States and remove from space any existing space-based weapons of the United States; and

(2) immediately order the permanent termination of research and development, testing, manufacturing, production, and deployment of all space-based weapons of the United States and their components.

SEC. 4. WORLD AGREEMENT BANNING SPACE-BASED WEAPONS.

The President shall direct the United States representatives to the United Nations and other international organizations to immediately work toward negotiating, adopting, and implementing a world agreement banning space-based weapons.

SEC. 5. REPORT.

The President shall submit to Congress not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 90 days thereafter, a report on--

(1) the implementation of the permanent ban on space-based weapons required by section 3; and

(2) progress toward negotiating, adopting, and implementing the agreement described in section 4.

SEC. 6. NON SPACE-BASED WEAPONS ACTIVITIES.

Nothing in this Act may be construed as prohibiting the use of funds for--

(1) space exploration;

(2) space research and development;

(3) testing, manufacturing, or production that is not related to space-based weapons or systems; or

(4) civil, commercial, or defense activities (including communications, navigation, surveillance, reconnaissance, early warning, or remote sensing) that are not related to space-based weapons or systems.

SEC. 7. DEFINITIONS.

In this Act:

(1) The term `space' means all space extending upward from an altitude greater than 60 kilometers above the surface of the earth and any celestial body in such space.

(2)(A) The terms `weapon' and `weapons system' mean a device capable of any of the following:

(i) Damaging or destroying an object (whether in outer space, in the atmosphere, or on earth) by--

(I) firing one or more projectiles to collide with that object;

(II) detonating one or more explosive devices in close proximity to that object;

(III) directing a source of energy (including molecular or atomic energy, subatomic particle beams, electromagnetic radiation, plasma, or extremely low frequency (ELF) or ultra low frequency (ULF) energy radiation) against that object; or

(IV) any other unacknowledged or as yet undeveloped means.

(ii) Inflicting death or injury on, or damaging or destroying, a person (or the biological life, bodily health, mental health, or physical and economic well-being of a person)--

(I) through the use of any of the means described in clause (i) or subparagraph (B);

(II) through the use of land-based, sea-based, or space-based systems using radiation, electromagnetic, psychotronic, sonic, laser, or other energies directed at individual persons or targeted populations for the purpose of information war, mood management, or mind control of such persons or populations; or

(III) by expelling chemical or biological agents in the vicinity of a person.

(B) Such terms include exotic weapons systems such as--

(i) electronic, psychotronic, or information weapons;

(ii) chemtrails;

(iii) high altitude ultra low frequency weapons systems;

(iv) plasma, electromagnetic, sonic, or ultrasonic weapons;

(v) laser weapons systems;

(vi) strategic, theater, tactical, or extraterrestrial weapons; and

(vii) chemical, biological, environmental, climate, or tectonic weapons.

(C) The term `exotic weapons systems' includes weapons designed to damage space or natural ecosystems (such as the ionosphere and upper atmosphere) or climate, weather, and tectonic systems with the purpose of inducing damage or destruction upon a target population or region on earth or in space.


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  -Could US have caused the Iran earthquake? shawn703  Dec-26-03 08:59 PM   #0 
  - LOL. Let's hope not!  Torrey Pines   Dec-26-03 09:01 PM   #1 
  - Not really buying it, but wouldn't something like that make us terrorists?  liberal_veteran   Dec-26-03 09:02 PM   #2 
  - Yes  Mercurius   Dec-27-03 03:44 PM   #62 
  - How about killing 10,000plus civilians with magical bombs....  bvar22   Dec-27-03 03:52 PM   #64 
  - We already are terrorists by our governments own official definition...  Selwynn   Dec-29-03 09:46 AM   #102 
  - Uh.....we ARE terrorists...  veracity   Dec-29-03 10:43 AM   #108 
  - Been watching...  Columbia   Dec-26-03 09:03 PM   #3 
  - Actually, haven't seen it  shawn703   Dec-26-03 09:09 PM   #5 
  - Iran is prone to earthquakes  Zuni   Dec-26-03 09:04 PM   #4 
  - All the more reason to use Tetonic weaponry...  hexola   Dec-27-03 09:22 AM   #24 
     - You're right. The sandstorm machine is next.  picus9   Dec-29-03 01:27 PM   #120 
  - The earthquake in Iran was approximately the same  Cleita   Dec-26-03 09:14 PM   #6 
  - But you have to account for the time of day and other specifics as well.  sistersofmercy   Dec-26-03 09:24 PM   #7 
     - From what I understand it was in the night, so people  Cleita   Dec-26-03 09:28 PM   #8 
  - see "tectonic weapons" in this bill "Space Preservation Act 2001" HR2977  ElsewheresDaughter   Dec-26-03 10:29 PM   #9 
  - Very interesting. Thank you  worldgonekrazy   Dec-27-03 03:52 PM   #65 
  - EMPHATIC NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  DinoBoy   Dec-26-03 10:46 PM   #10 
  - Thanks DinoBoy.  Cleita   Dec-26-03 11:21 PM   #12 
  - Don't take all the silly  SheilaT   Dec-26-03 11:13 PM   #11 
  - Not the science fiction movies  shawn703   Dec-26-03 11:46 PM   #13 
  - ummm...no  HEyHEY   Dec-26-03 11:59 PM   #14 
  - An emphatic maybe. I believe it was a natural occurance, but  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-03 12:19 AM   #15 
  - great way to strike the FEAR of GOD in a rival... specially if they are  bpilgrim   Dec-27-03 01:53 AM   #17 
  - Quantum Physics and Mechanics have already achieved this  Tinoire   Dec-27-03 05:16 AM   #21 
  - Scalar electromagnetics  plaguepuppy   Dec-27-03 01:04 PM   #39 
  - I'm sorry, talk of earthquake weapons is complete nonsense...  Shrikeangel   Dec-27-03 02:09 PM   #50 
     - Already?  Catshrink   Dec-27-03 02:49 PM   #56 
     - yes  seekthetruth   Dec-27-03 04:26 PM   #69 
     - May I try?  nomatrix   Dec-29-03 05:18 PM   #130 
     - I DISAGREE IT IS POSSIBLE, IDJUT!  picus9   Dec-29-03 01:19 PM   #117 
  - Nice work on the out of context quote  some1noo   Dec-27-03 07:55 AM   #22 
  - The rest of the quote:  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-03 09:34 AM   #25 
     - Well, the ring of fire is pretty active lately.  aquart   Dec-27-03 08:02 PM   #77 
  - These are directed energy systems from different sources  bobthedrummer   Dec-27-03 11:00 AM   #29 
  - I agree  Astarho   Dec-27-03 12:03 PM   #35 
  - Testing a "tectonic weapon"  VegasVixen   Dec-29-03 05:09 PM   #128 
  - failure of imagination  julia and the boyz   Dec-27-03 01:47 AM   #16 
  - Even if we did  Must_B_Free   Dec-27-03 01:57 AM   #18 
  - Iran has had nearly 1,000 eathquakes over the last decade or so. This has  oasis   Dec-27-03 03:03 AM   #19 
  - No way in hell.  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 03:40 AM   #20 
  - and what are those nifty little bombs they have called?  uncle ray   Dec-27-03 10:29 AM   #26 
     - Some of these faults are miles below ground. The bomb it would take  alfredo   Dec-27-03 11:04 AM   #30 
     - Don't think bomb think of other ways like sonic waves  bobthedrummer   Dec-27-03 11:35 AM   #32 
     - HAARP  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-03 01:22 PM   #41 
     - He is not a scientist. His PhD is in economics.  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 01:31 PM   #46 
        - Good point, but...  worldgonekrazy   Dec-27-03 03:57 PM   #66 
           - I am speaking specifically about the ability to remotely cause  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 06:04 PM   #72 
     - You haven't solved the problem of the huge amount of energy  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 01:27 PM   #44 
        - I'm a generalist, not a scientist  bobthedrummer   Dec-27-03 01:35 PM   #48 
           - Please show me scientific evidence.  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 02:51 PM   #59 
              - that's not necessarily true  Terwilliger   Dec-27-03 02:54 PM   #60 
                 - Besides, you would have to know the stress point, and it  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 03:52 PM   #63 
     - You are being logical. Tinfoil hatters don't like that. n/t  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 01:24 PM   #43 
     - Because a quake is considered  smirkymonkey   Dec-28-03 03:01 PM   #81 
        - Execpt for being impossible, you would be right.  Silverhair   Dec-28-03 03:49 PM   #84 
     - A flea jumping on an elephant's back has more chance of  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 01:22 PM   #42 
        - OK then,  uncle ray   Dec-27-03 05:54 PM   #71 
           - In 1903 commiting a person talking like that would have been correct.  Silverhair   Dec-27-03 06:25 PM   #73 
           - Here, here!!  smirkymonkey   Dec-28-03 03:16 PM   #82 
  - LOL  PSR40004   Dec-27-03 09:02 AM   #23 
  - Iran is tremendously earthquake prone  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-27-03 10:44 AM   #27 
  - I doubt it  amazona   Dec-27-03 10:47 AM   #28 
  - Scalar capability's no big deal.  flatlandr   Dec-27-03 11:34 AM   #31 
  - The Sun and Moon Alignments Trigger Earthquakes  Demeter   Dec-27-03 11:40 AM   #33 
  - I just blew coffee out of my nose  cowpie   Dec-27-03 11:42 AM   #34 
  - Is that a new trick you've just learned?  0007   Dec-29-03 08:46 AM   #97 
  - Um .... got a reputable scientific source to back that up?  phaseolus   Dec-27-03 01:28 PM   #45 
  - Um...plate tectonics?  worldgonekrazy   Dec-27-03 04:00 PM   #67 
  - Iran gets put on the axis of evil...  AngryAmish   Dec-27-03 12:09 PM   #36 
  - you got a sense of humor  private_ryan   Dec-27-03 12:44 PM   #38 
  - I was wondering. We were bombing Baghdad at the time, I believe  leesa   Dec-27-03 12:19 PM   #37 
  - Perhaps an additional layer of foil might clear your mind  chthonic   Dec-27-03 01:09 PM   #40 
  - Yes, and as another poster pointed out in another thread  shawn703   Dec-27-03 01:38 PM   #49 
  - Love the picture, BTW  worldgonekrazy   Dec-27-03 04:02 PM   #68 
  - Posting here for momentary edit . . .  blondeatlast   Dec-27-03 02:51 PM   #58 
  - uh ... how insulting can I be here without getting deleted?  maggrwaggr   Dec-27-03 01:31 PM   #47 
  - Man, that is a brutal, but great pic you have there!  Selwynn   Dec-27-03 02:17 PM   #51 
  - This is precisely the type of silly horseshit that RW talk radio loves.  2dumb2beprez   Dec-27-03 02:30 PM   #52 
  - Yup, bet it'sd already the hit of FReepeRadio.  blondeatlast   Dec-27-03 02:50 PM   #57 
  - sheer insanity  Adjoran   Dec-27-03 02:36 PM   #53 
  - Sasquatch and Aliens  VegasVixen   Dec-29-03 05:28 PM   #133 
  - I've been thinking of designing a line of fashionable tinfoil hats . . .  blondeatlast   Dec-27-03 02:42 PM   #54 
  - that's a GREAT pic  Terwilliger   Dec-27-03 02:43 PM   #55 
  - I see no post asserting the earthquake was artificially induced;  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-03 03:42 PM   #61 
  - The former Soviet Union funded a lot of crackpottery...  Shrikeangel   Dec-27-03 05:53 PM   #70 
  - Nonsense.  TomNickell   Dec-27-03 06:31 PM   #74 
  - My God, I agree with TomNickell...  Junkdrawer   Dec-27-03 07:24 PM   #76 
     - HAH!  blondeatlast   Dec-28-03 02:30 PM   #78 
     - That's progress. n/t  TomNickell   Dec-28-03 02:47 PM   #80 
  - it looks like the whole world's shaking:  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-03 07:22 PM   #75 
  - That is a WAY cool site--thanks.  blondeatlast   Dec-28-03 02:31 PM   #79 
  - Any bonafide Geologists or  smirkymonkey   Dec-28-03 03:24 PM   #83 
  - Here is some valid reasoning why it is so silly.  Silverhair   Dec-28-03 04:19 PM   #85 
     - Completion of above post.  Silverhair   Dec-28-03 04:39 PM   #86 
        - sorry, no fancy degrees here...  uncle ray   Dec-29-03 02:56 AM   #91 
        - That's why you should learn some science. Even high school...  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 06:56 AM   #94 
           - i never claimed to know anything  uncle ray   Dec-29-03 01:41 PM   #121 
        - maybe you are with the administration ...  VegasVixen   Dec-29-03 05:34 PM   #134 
  - I highly doubt it...  Darranar   Dec-28-03 05:04 PM   #87 
  - Then why did nobody notice this? The Euro media would have said something  HypnoToad   Dec-28-03 05:23 PM   #88 
  - Tom Bearden describes how a Tesla Howitzer works  shawn703   Dec-28-03 09:46 PM   #89 
  - The post above is...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 02:27 AM   #90 
  - blah blah blah blah blah  sujan   Dec-29-03 04:50 AM   #92 
  - well since earthquakes are an act of god  corporatewhore   Dec-29-03 04:52 AM   #93 
  - Whatever you're smoking  Loonman   Dec-29-03 07:03 AM   #95 
  - Thank you Silverhair....  Abaques   Dec-29-03 08:33 AM   #96 
  - I will second that  Blue_Chill   Dec-29-03 09:00 AM   #99 
  - Interesting...  Aries   Dec-29-03 08:53 AM   #98 
  - No, not interesting. STUPID!!!!!  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 09:29 AM   #100 
  - It's really sort of entertaining to see the overreaction  Aries   Dec-29-03 09:56 AM   #104 
     - Most politicians and journalists are quite ignorant of the sciences. n/t  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 10:00 AM   #106 
        - And that includes the Secretary of Defense?  Minstrel Boy   Dec-29-03 10:32 AM   #107 
           - That assumption would require intelligent on that member of  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 11:39 AM   #111 
           - It seems pretty clear to me...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 01:09 PM   #114 
              - your ad hominem attack aside, I agree with you  Minstrel Boy   Dec-29-03 01:19 PM   #116 
                 - Ad hominem attack, forsooth!  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 04:22 PM   #126 
                    - If Cohen thought that the pursuit of such exotic weapons lacked merit,  Minstrel Boy   Dec-29-03 08:37 PM   #137 
                       - That's really a lot...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 10:01 PM   #138 
                       - And don't forget the Soviet command economy  bobthedrummer   Dec-29-03 10:11 PM   #139 
  - You left out the part where the Fantastic Four  Blue_Chill   Dec-29-03 09:34 AM   #101 
  - Bovine Excrement.  picus9   Dec-29-03 01:24 PM   #119 
  - Nicely argued!  Aries   Dec-29-03 02:27 PM   #122 
  - Tesla's notes and papers...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 04:44 PM   #127 
  - There are a lot of fault lines in Iran.  noonwitch   Dec-29-03 09:53 AM   #103 
  - Sorry for posting this  shawn703   Dec-29-03 09:58 AM   #105 
  - Actually...  RBHam   Dec-29-03 10:54 AM   #109 
  - What is significant - in my mind... is the level of cynicism  salin   Dec-29-03 11:01 AM   #110 
  - An interesting observation indeed. Unfortunately, I remember  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 11:48 AM   #112 
  - Interesting indeed  salin   Dec-29-03 11:53 AM   #113 
  - Yes, indeed it is interesting...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 01:13 PM   #115 
     - Interesting  salin   Dec-29-03 02:30 PM   #123 
        - First Amendment rights...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 03:50 PM   #125 
           - Again I didn't say anything of the sort  salin   Dec-29-03 05:24 PM   #132 
  - Gee, Mister y'all sure do spin a good yarn n'all.  picus9   Dec-29-03 05:22 PM   #131 
     - Is simply calling me a liar the best you can do for reasoning  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 11:58 PM   #145 
  - well said...  VegasVixen   Dec-29-03 05:46 PM   #135 
  - And they can turn around and use the cynicism against the cynics.  FDRrocks   Dec-29-03 10:12 PM   #141 
  - If it's on the Third World Network it has to be true.  picus9   Dec-29-03 01:21 PM   #118 
  - Iran earthquake conspiracy  VegasVixen   Dec-29-03 02:46 PM   #124 
  - I started to read...  Larry Gude   Dec-29-03 05:16 PM   #129 
  - This thread posed a hypothetical question:  Minstrel Boy   Dec-29-03 06:26 PM   #136 
  - Reptiloid aliens...  Shrikeangel   Dec-29-03 10:15 PM   #142 
  - Not all opinions are worthy of respect.  Silverhair   Dec-29-03 11:32 PM   #143 
     - And that includes the opinion "I don't know"?  Minstrel Boy   Dec-29-03 11:47 PM   #144 
        - If someone asked, "Do you think that liquid water might be dry?"  Silverhair   Dec-30-03 12:05 AM   #146 
           - LOL, you are the one with the space aliens and devils in this thread.  bobthedrummer   Dec-30-03 11:44 AM   #151 
  - Short answer: No  FDRrocks   Dec-29-03 10:12 PM   #140 
  - That was a Steven Seagal Movie  Fescue4u   Dec-30-03 03:08 AM   #147 
  - debunkers < truth seekers  thisday   Dec-30-03 10:50 AM   #148 
  - Disbelievers- please read this post  Tinoire   Dec-30-03 11:03 AM   #149 
  - Tinfoil hat time n/t  SmokingLoon   Dec-30-03 11:18 AM   #150 
 

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