United States-Israel Maritime Security Partnership Act of 2016

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

This bill would authorize the president to assist Israel in the protection of its coastline and its natural gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean. The bill also listed specific types of eligible assistance, including the procurement and sustainment of the David’s Sling Weapon System, which is designed to intercept small rockets and missiles; payment of Israel’s expenses related to participation in joint U.S.-Israeli and multilateral military exercises; increased visits of U.S. naval ships to Israeli ports; and joint research and development for “advanced maritime domain awareness capabilities.”

3 cosponsors (2R, 1D).

Last major action: 4/26/16 referred to House Armed Services Comm.

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