This bill would forbid U.S. assistance to any group or individual in Syria to conduct military or paramilitary operations unless specifically authorized by Congress. It would also require the secretary of state to report to Congress on the issue every 90 days. The bill provides an exception for assistance to the Syrian people in the form of non-lethal humanitarian aid supplied through NGOs and contractors or foreign governments.
9 cosponsors (5R, 4D).
See also: S. 1201 of 6/20/13, H.R. 2503 of 6/25/13, H.R. 2501 of 6/25/13, and H.R. 2492 of 6/25/13.
Last major action: 6/25/13 referred to House Cmtes. on Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, and Intelligence.