H.Amdt.197 to H.R.1585110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Amends Bill:||H.R.1585 — National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] (Offered 05/16/2007)|
|Latest Action:||05/17/2007 On agreeing to the Moran (VA) amendment (A015) Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 - 208 (Roll no. 370). (consideration: CR H5346-5347; text: CR H5346)|
Description: H.Amdt. 197 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Amendment requires the Secretary of Defense to submit to the congressional defense committees a report that contains a plan for the transfer of each individual presently detained at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, under the control of the Joint Task Force Guantanamo, who is or has ever been classified as an "enemy combatant".
An amendement numbered 15 printed in House Report 110-151 to require the Office of the Secretary of Defense to submit a report identifying the current capacity at Department of Defense facilities in the United States to securely hold and try before a military commission the detainees currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The report shall include the Department's estimated number of detainees that will be 1) charged with a crime, 2) subject to a release or transfer, or 3) held without being charged with a crime, but whom the Department wishes to detain. The report shall also describe actions required by the Secretary and Congress to ensure that detainees who are scheduled for release are released no later than December 31, 2007.
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