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Allied Burden Sharing Report Act of 2019

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A bill to require annual reports on allied contributions to the common defense, and for other purposes.


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04/02/2019Introduced in Senate

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04/02/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
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Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]* 04/02/2019
Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]* 04/02/2019

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Senate Foreign Relations04/02/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/02/2019)

Allied Burden Sharing Report Act of 2019

This bill directs the Department of Defense to report to Congress on (1) the defense spending and military activities of certain countries with cooperative defense agreements with the United States, (2) whether a country places limits on the use of funds contributed to the common defense, and (3) any U.S. actions to minimize such limitations.

The report shall cover each North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state, each Gulf Cooperation Council member state, each country party to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty), and other specified countries.