Appendix F: Extracts Relating Only to NATO Expansion from Bill H.R. 7, Introduced 4 January 1995 into the U.S. House of Representatives 104th Congress, 1st Session

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"National Security Revitalization Act"

Mr. SPENCE, Mr. GILMAN, Mr. BRYANT of Tennessee, and Mr. HAYES (for themselves), Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania, Mr. DORNAN, Mr. SAXTON, Mr. TORKILDSEN, Mr. BARTLETT of Maryland, Mr. LONGLEY, Mr. CALLAHAN, Mr.ROYCE, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. HOKE, Mr. HASTERT, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr.FUNDERBURK, Mr. CLINGER, Mr. KIM, Mr. BALLENGER, Mr. POMBO, Mr. NUSSLE,Mr. CRANE, Mr. TAYLOR of North Carolina, Mr. CRAPO, Mr. KOLBE, Mr. HALL of Texas, Mr. PAXON, Mr. YOUNG of Florida, Mr. COMBEST, Mr. COBLE, Mr. EHRLICH, Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas, Mr. STOCKMAN, Mr. SMITH of Michigan, Mr. BAKER of California" Mr. COX, Mr. SHAW, Mr. HERGER, Mr. HEINEMAN, Mrs. FOWLER, Mr. STEARNS, Mr. HUTCHINSON, Mr. HANCOCK, Mr. ZIMMER, Mr. LINDER, Mr. EMERSON, Mr. HOSTETTLER, Mr. JONES, Mr. ENSIGN, Mr. TIAHRT, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. HOUGHTON, Mr. FRELINGHUYSEN, Mr. EWING, Mrs. CUBIN, Mr. HASTINGS of Washington, Mr. WELDON of Florida, Mr. GANSKE, Mr. COBURN, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. WELLER, Mr. LEWIS of Kentucky, Mr. LAHOOD, Mr. BUNNING of Kentucky, Mr. FOLEY, Mr. INGLIS of South Carolina, Mr. LIGHTFOOT, Mr. ISTOOK, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. HOBSON, Mr. CREMEANS, Mr. KNOLLENBERG, Mr. BILIRAKIS, Mr. GOODLING, Mr. HAYWORTH, Mr. FOX, Mr. RADANOVICH, Mr. WAMP, Mr. GILCHREST, Mr. BLUTE, Mr. SOLOMON, Mr. BLILEY, Mr. DOOLITTLE, Mr. PACKARD, Mr. STUMP, Mr. EVERETT, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. LATOURETTE, Mr. FLANAGAN, Mr. BURR, Ms. MOLINARI, Mr. GUNDERSON, Mr. THORNBERRY, Mr. RIGGS, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. HILLEARY, Mr. WICKER, Mr. BONO, Mr. COOLEY, Mr. FRISA, Mr. MCINTOSH, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. SHADEGG, Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, Mr. CUNNINGHAM, Mr. CHRYSLER, Mr. CANADY, Mr. MCCOLLUM, Mr. BARTON of Texas, Mr. GILLMOR, Mr. BARR, Mr. ARMEY, Mr. FORBES, Mr. WALDHOLTZ, Mr. TATE, Ms. DUNN, Mr. MICA, and Mr. MCHUGH) introduced the following bill; which was referred as follows:

Title VI, referred to the Committee on International Relations

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) SHORT TITLE.-THIS ACT MAY BE CITED AS THE "NATIONAL SECURITY REVITALIZATION ACT".

(B) TABLE OF CONTENTS.-THE TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THIS ACT IS AS FOLLOWS:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

TITLE I-FINDINGS, POLICY, AND PURPOSES

Sec. 101. Findings.

Sec. 102. Policy.

Sec. 103. Purposes.

TITLE VI-REVITALIZATION AND EXPANSION OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION

Sec. 601. Short title.

Sec. 602. Findings.

Sec. 603. United States policy.

Sec. 604. Revisions to program to facilitate transition to NATO membership.

Sec. 605. Annual reporting requirement.

Sec. 606. Definitions.

SEC. 102. POLICY.

The Congress is committed to providing adequate resources to protect the national security of the United States.

SEC. 103. PURPOSES.

The purposes of this Act are--

(6) to reemphasize the commitment of the United States to a strong and viable North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

TITLE III-REVITALIZATION SECURITY COMMISSION OF NATIONAL

SEC. 301. ESTABLISHMENT.

There is hereby established a commission to be known as the "Revitalization of National Security Commission" (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Commission").

SEC. 303. DUTIES.

(a) COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW.-THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE LONG-TERM NATIONAL SECURITY NEEDS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE REVIEW SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

(10) AN ASSESSMENT OF THE COSTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF EXPANDING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION.

SEC. 304. REPORTS.

(a) FINAL REPORT.-THE COMMISSION SHALL SUBMIT TO THE PRESIDENT AND THE DESIGNATED CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES A REPORT ON THE ASSESSMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 303 NOT LATER THAN JANUARY 1, 1996. …