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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2781

           To limit the transfer of F-35 aircraft to Turkey.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             April 26, 2018

Mr. Lankford (for himself, Mrs. Shaheen, and Mr. Tillis) introduced the 
 following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on 
                           Foreign Relations

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                                 A BILL


 
           To limit the transfer of F-35 aircraft to Turkey.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. LIMITATION ON TRANSFER OF F-35 AIRCRAFT TO TURKEY.

    (a) In General.--Except as provided under subsection (b), no funds 
may be obligated or expended--
            (1) to transfer, facilitate the transfer, or authorize the 
        transfer of, an F-35 aircraft to Turkey; or
            (2) to transfer intellectual property or technical data 
        necessary for or related to any maintenance or support of the 
        F-35 aircraft.
    (b) Exception.--The President may waive the limitation under 
subsection (a) upon a written certification to Congress that the 
Government of Turkey is not--
            (1) taking steps to degrade NATO interoperability;
            (2) exposing NATO assets to hostile actors;
            (3) degrading the general security of NATO member 
        countries;
            (4) seeking to import or purchase defense articles from a 
        foreign country with respect to which sanctions are imposed by 
        the United States; or
            (5) wrongfully or unlawfully detaining one or more United 
        States citizens.
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