H.R.5066 - United States-Israel Maritime Security Partnership Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] (Introduced 04/26/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/26/2016 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5066 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/26/2016)
United States-Israel Maritime Security Partnership Act of 2016
This bill authorizes the President to provide assistance to Israel to protect Israel's coastline and natural gas fields located in its exclusive economic zone.
Activities that may be supported by such assistance include:
- procurement and sustainment of the David's Sling Weapon System,
- payment of incremental expenses incurred by Israel resulting from participation in a bilateral or multilateral military exercise of the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard,
- conduct of increased U.S. naval vessel visits at Israeli ports, and
- conduct of joint research and development for advanced maritime domain awareness capabilities.