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      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      House Committee on Armed Services
      Strategic Forces
      House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Official Title

To limit the construction on United States soil of satellite positioning ground monitoring stations of foreign governments, and for other purposes.


Prohibits the President from authorizing or permitting the construction of a satellite positioning ground monitoring station directly or indirectly controlled by a foreign government on U.S. soil until the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) jointly certify to Congress that such station will not possess the capability or potential to be used to gather intelligence or improve foreign weapons systems. Directs the Secretary, DNI, and the Commander of the U.S. Strategic Command to jointly report to Congress regarding the use of such stations by foreign governments to gather intelligence or improve the accuracy of missile guidance systems.

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