Congressional/legislative work FY22 NDAA includes Havana Syndrome provisions by Senators Collins and Shaheen associated with respective sponsored legislation, the Havana Act (law) and the Directed Energy Threat Emergency Response Act
2021-12-15, Press release by Sen. Collins
2021-12-15, Press release by Sen. Shaheen
Implementation of AHI Provisions in the NDAA by President Biden
Memorandum on Implementation of the Anomalous Health Incidents Provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022
2022-02-01, White House
Helping American Victims Afflicted by Neurological Attacks Act of 2021 (or the HAVANA Act of 2021)
Public Law No: 117-46 (10/08/2021)
Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M.
Senator Collins’ Bill to Support ‘Havana Syndrome’ Victims Signed into Law
2021-10-08, Press release by Senator Collins
“The legislation led by Senators Collins, Warner, Rubio, and Shaheen will support U.S. Intelligence and Diplomatic staff who have suffered brain injuries likely from directed energy-attacks by an unknown adversary.”
“The HAVANA Act will authorize the CIA Director and the Secretary of State to provide injured employees with additional financial support for brain injuries. Both the CIA and State Department will be required to create regulations detailing fair and equitable criteria for payment. This legislation will also require the CIA and State Department to report to Congress on how this authority is being used and if additional legislative or administrative action is required.”
Senators Collins, Warner, Rubio, Shaheen Introduce Bill to Support Victims of ‘Havana Syndrome’
Click HERE to watch Senator Collins’ remarks (FB post)
Congressional speech of Intel Committee Chairperson during Havana Act Senate session
The Directed Energy Threat Emergency Response Act
Senate: S.2590 - Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne (August 2021)
House: H.R.5263 - Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis (September 2021)
Following the "HAVANA Act" addressing care of impacted personnel, the "Directed Energy Threat Emergency Response Act" will also address U.S. government investigation and response. Main points:
(1) A National Security Council "Anomalous Health Incidents Interagency Coordinator" will coordinate the governmental response.
(2) Each agency will have a designated senior official for AHIs.
(3) Increase of awareness, sharing of known defensive measures, mechanism for reporting.
Shaheen Unveils New Bipartisan Bill to Help Americans Affected by Directed Energy Attacks & Direct Unified Government Response
Rubio Joins Shaheen, Colleagues to Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Americans Affected by Directed Energy Attacks & Direct Unified Government Response
Collins, Shaheen Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Help Americans Affected by Probable Directed Energy Attacks & Develop Unified Government Response
Senators introduce bill to push White House on 'Havana syndrome' investigation