H.R.1810 - To repeal the statutory authority for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (the successor institution to the United States Army School of the Americas) in the Department of Defense, to provide for the establishment of a joint congressional task force to conduct an assessment of the kind of education and training that is appropriate for the Department of Defense to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations, and for other purposes.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 05/10/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/29/2001 Executive Comment Requested from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1810 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Directs the Secretary of the Army to close the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (Institute). Repeals statutory authority for the Institute. Prohibits any training or education facility from being established in the Department of Defense (DOD) for Latin American military personnel for ten months.
Introduced in House (05/10/2001)
Establishes a joint congressional task force to assess appropriate education and training for DOD to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations.