S.1075 - A bill to postpone the 2005 round of defense base closure and realignment.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 05/18/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/18/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
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Summary: S.1075 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2005)
Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to postpone the 2005 round of defense base closures and realignments, as currently required under such Act, until the last of the following occurs: (1) the complete analysis, consideration, and implementation by the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) of the recommendations of the Commission on Review of Overseas Military Facility Structure of the United States; (2) the return from deployment in Iraq of substantially all major U.S. combat units and assets; (3) the receipt by the congressional defense committees of the report on the quadrennial defense review to be submitted by the Secretary in 2006; (4) the complete development and implementation by the Secretary and the Secretary of Homeland Security of the National Maritime Security Strategy; (5) the complete development and implementation by the Secretary of the Homeland Defense and Civil Support directive; and (6) the receipt by the defense committees of a report from the Secretary assessing military installation needs.
States that, effective May 13, 2005, the list of recommendations for 2005 base closures and realignments submitted by the Secretary pursuant to such Act shall have no further force and effect.