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H.R.1992: Israel QME Enhancement Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Doug Collins, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 33 (14 Democrats, 19 Republicans)
Introduced May 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Israel QME Enhancement Act - Directs the President, on a biennial basis, to: (1) carry out an assessment of the extent to which Israel possesses a qualitative military edge over military threats to it, and (2) submit a related report to Congress. (Current law requires an assessment on an ongoing basis and a report every four years.)

Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on: (1) the range of cyber and asymmetric threats posed to Israel by state and non-state actors, and (2) joint U.S.-Israel efforts to address such threats.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 12, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Dec. 11, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 0 (Roll no. 636). (text: CR H7650)

Dec. 11, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7668-7669)
Dec. 11, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 11, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1992.
Dec. 11, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7650-7653)
Dec. 11, 2013 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Nov. 20, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 20, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.