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H.R. 793 (115th): Ensuring Sound Military and Intelligence Advice Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 1, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 793

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 1, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Aguilar, Mr. Carbajal, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Courtney, Ms. DelBene, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Heck, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Walz, and Mr. McGovern) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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 amend the National Security Act of 1947 to provide for additional requirements relating to the regular attendees of meetings of the National Security Council and bodies thereof.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Ensuring Sound Military and Intelligence Advice Act of 2017.

2.

Designation of regular attendees of meetings of National Security Council and bodies thereof

Section 101(c)(2) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3021) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: If any individual whose responsibilities are primarily political is designated as a regular attendee of meetings of the National Security Council or of any body of the National Security Council, including the Principals Committee, then the Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall also be designated as regular attendees of such Council or body..