Description: H.Amdt. 1141 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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.

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