US HB5159 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on September 3 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-09-03 - Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Pending: House Armed Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress on U.S. military capability, intelligence, and command matters concerning Afghanistan. The bill specifies the matters that must be included in the report, including a current assessment of over-the-horizon capabilities to address terrorist threats. The bill also requires DOD to provide biannual briefings through December 31, 2026, on the matters included in the report.

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Title

Afghanistan Transparency Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-09-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
2021-09-03HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB4350 (Related) 2021-12-02 - Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8875-8876, S8876-8881)

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