H.Res.690 - Creating a select committee to investigate the abuses of detainees held in United States custody in connection with Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, or any operation within the Global War on Terrorism, in particular those abuses that have been documented by thousands of photographs and on video at Abu Ghraib prison.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] (Introduced 06/23/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||06/23/2004 Referred to the House Committee on Rules.|
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Summary: H.Res.690 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/23/2004)
Creates the Select Committee to Investigate Detainee Abuses to conduct a full and complete investigation of the abuses of detainees held in U.S. custody in connection with Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, or any operation within the Global War on Terrorism, in particular those documented abuses at Abu Ghraib prison, and to make appropriate findings and recommendations to the House of Representatives.
Requires the Select Committee to assess, analyze, and evaluate relevant persons, policies, procedures, reports, and events during the course of its investigation, including but not limited to those specified in this Resolution.
Sets forth procedures and authorities of the Select Committee.
Requires the Select Committee to submit its final report to the House within six months of adoption of this Resolution and to cease to exist one month thereafter.