S.1886 - Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] (Introduced 10/18/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||12/20/2005 Became Public Law No: 109-134. (TXT | PDF)|
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Summary: S.1886 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 109-134 (12/20/2005)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to: (1) Greece, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship PELICAN; (2) Egypt, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CARDINAL and RAVEN; (3) Pakistan, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship FLETCHER; and (4) Turkey, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship CUSHING.
Authorizes the President to transfer on a sale basis to: (1) India, the AUSTIN class amphibious transport dock ship TRENTON; (2) Greece, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship HERON; and (3) Turkey, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship O'BANNON.
States that: (1) the value of such vessels transferred on a grant basis shall not be counted against the aggregate value of excess defense articles transferred to countries in any fiscal year under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961; (2) transfer costs shall be charged to the recipient; and (3) to the maximum extent practicable, the country to which a vessel is transferred shall have necessary vessel repair and refurbishment carried out at U.S. shipyards (including U.S. Navy shipyards).
Terminates transfer authority two years after enactment of this Act.