S. 2224: A bill to require the President to report to Congress on issues related to Syria. Read More


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 9, 2012 but was never passed by the House.

Date Introduced
Mar 22, 2012

Bill Text


To require the President to report to Congress on issues related to Syria.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


(a) Report on Opposition Groups.-- (1) In general.--Not later than 15 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to Congress a report describing in detail all the known opposition groups, both independent and state-sponsored, inside and outside of Syria, operating directly or indirectly to oppose the Government of Syria. (2) Content.--The report required under paragraph (1) shall include the following elements: (A) An assessment of the current military capacity of opposition forces. (B) An assessment of the ability of opposition forces inside and outside of Syria to establish military and political activities impacting Syria, together with a practicable timetable for accomplishing these objectives. (C) An assessment of the ability of any of the opposition groups to establish effective military and political control in Syria. (D) A description of the composition and political agenda of each of the known opposition groups inside and outside of Syria, and an assessment of the degree to which such groups represent the views of the people of Syria as a whole. (E) A description of the financial resources currently available to opposition groups and known potential sources of continued financing. (F) An assessment of the relationship between each of the Syrian opposition groups and the Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda,...

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Bill Summary

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