H.R.2956 - Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] (Introduced 07/10/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/16/2007 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||07/12/2007 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.2956 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/12/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 authorized the President to use the Armed Forces as appropriate to defend U.S. national security against the continuing threat posed by the government of Iraq at the time; (2) the government of Iraq which was in power at that time has been removed; (3) the current Iraqi government does not pose a threat to the United States; and (4) after more than four years of efforts by members of the Armed Forces and U.S. civilians, the government of Iraq must now be responsible for Iraq's future course.
Directs the Secretary of Defense to commence the reduction of the number of Armed Forces in Iraq beginning no later than 120 days after the enactment of this Act and complete the reduction and transition to a limited presence in Iraq by no later than April 1, 2008
Directs the President, by January 1, 2008, to transmit to the congressional defense, appropriations, and foreign relations committees a comprehensive U.S. strategy for Iraq. Requires the President to update such strategy no later than July 1, 2008, and every 90 days thereafter, including a description of the number of Armed Forces deployed to Iraq and the missions for which they are so deployed.