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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2014

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Official Title as Introduced

To improve defense cooperation between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Actions Overview (1)

09/18/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

09/18/2014Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/18/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 11/14/2014
Rep. Bachmann, Michele [R-MN-6] 11/14/2014
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 11/14/2014
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 11/20/2014

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs09/18/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/18/2014)

United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that expeditious consideration of certifications of letters of offer to sell defense articles, defense services, design and construction services, and major defense equipment to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is fully consistent with U. S. security and foreign policy interests and the objectives of world peace and security.

Amends the Arms Export Control Act to include Jordan among the countries eligible for certain streamlined defense sales.

Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include Jordan among the countries not required to be included in the annual foreign military training report submitted by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State to Congress.

Authorizes the Secretary of State to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Jordan to increase military cooperation, including joint military exercises, personnel exchanges, support for international peacekeeping missions, and enhanced strategic dialogue.

Makes specified funds for the foreign military financing funds program available for Jordan, subject to certain requirements.