House Amendment 1141 , 113th Congress
Purpose
An amendment printed in Part B of H.Res. 722 to authorize the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the Syrian opposition and other appropriately vetted Syrian groups or individuals. Additionally, the amendment strengthens congressional oversight by requiring detailed reports, including progress reports, on the plan, vetting process, and procedures for monitoring unauthorized end-use of provided training and equipment. It also requires the President to report on how this authority fits within a larger regional strategy. The amendment allows the Department of Defense (DOD) to submit a reprogramming request to Congress should the President request DOD funds to execute this authority and permit the Secretary of Defense to accept foreign contributions.
Description
Amendment authorizes the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the Syrian opposition and other appropriately vetted Syrian groups or individuals; strengthens congressional oversight by requiring detailed reports (including progress reports) on the plan, vetting process, and procedures for monitoring unauthorized end-use of provided training and equipment; requires the President to report on how this authority fits within a larger regional strategy; allows DOD to submit a reprogramming request to Congress should the President request DOD funds to execute this authority; and permits the Secretary of Defense to accept foreign contributions.
Chamber
U.S. House of Representatives
Sponsor(s)
Amends
HJRES 124: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Latest Action
On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 273 - 156 (Roll no. 507).
2014-09-17 17:08:07
Created: Sep 17, 2014 4:57:06 AM Submitted: Sep 16, 2014 4:00:00 AM Last Update: Oct 25, 2016 1:06:47 PM

Ref: HAMDT 1141

Actions

  • On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 273 - 156 (Roll no. 507). 2014-09-17 17:08:07
  • The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7659-7660) 2014-09-17 16:40:00
  • Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. McKeon. (consideration: CR H7556-7557; text: CR H7556-7557) 2014-09-16 15:06:40
  • Amendment agreed to by House: On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 273 - 156 (Roll no. 507). 2014-09-17 17:08:07
  • Roll call votes on amendments in House 2014-09-17 17:08:07
  • House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A001) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 273 - 156 (Roll no. 507). 2014-09-17 17:08:07
  • House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. McKeon.(consideration: CR H7556-7557; text: CR H7556-7557) 2014-09-16 15:06:40
  • House amendment offered 2014-09-16