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H.R. 4108 (114th): To prohibit the use of funds for the provision of assistance to Syrian opposition groups and individuals.

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 19, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4108

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 19, 2015

(for herself and Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select) and Foreign Affairs, 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

A BILL

To prohibit the use of funds for the provision of assistance to Syrian opposition groups and individuals.

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Prohibition on provision of assistance to Syrian opposition groups and individuals

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds available to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, or any other agency or entity of the United States involved in intelligence activities, or to the National Security Council or its staff may not be obligated or expended to provide assistance, including training, equipment, supplies, stipends, construction of training and associated facilities, and sustainment, to any element of the Syrian opposition or to any other Syrian group or individual seeking to overthrow the government of the Syrian Arab Republic, unless, after the date of the enactment of this Act, funds are specifically authorized to be appropriated and appropriated by law for such purpose.