Arms Control: Blinding Laser Weapons (Protocol IV)

Protocol adopted at Vienna October 13, 1995; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate January 7, 1997 (Treaty Doc. 105-1C, 105th Congress, 1st Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 29, 2008 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-22, 110th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 23, 2008; ratified by the President December 23, 2008; Ratification of the United States of America deposited January 21, 2009; entered into force July 21, 2009.

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