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S.675: Never Contract With the Enemy Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 10 (3 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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Bill Summary

Never Contract With the Enemy Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Defense, in conjunction with the Director of National Intelligence and in consultation with the Secretary of State, to establish in each covered combatant command (i.e., the U.S. Africa Command, Central Command, European Command, Pacific Command, and Southern Command) a program to identify persons and entities within the area of responsibility of such command that: (1) provide funds, including goods and services, received under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement of an executive agency to a person or entity that is actively opposing U.S. or coalition forces involved in a contingency operation in which members of the Armed Forces are actively engaged in hostilities (covered person or entity); or (2) fail to exercise due diligence to ensure that none of such funds are provided to a covered person or entity. Requires written notification of the identification of a covered person or entity to the head of an...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
July 23, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Carper with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-216.
May 21, 2014 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 9, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.