H.R.508 - Bring the Troops Home and Iraq Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 01/17/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services; Veterans' Affairs; Rules; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.508 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/17/2007)
Bring the Troops Home and Iraq Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2007 - Declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) end the occupation of Iraq; (2) accelerate the training and equipping of Iraq's military and security forces; (3) pursue security and stability in Iraq through diplomacy; (4) help preserve the territorial integrity of Iraq as a nation state; (5) account for any missing U.S. Armed Forces personnel or U.S. citizens in Iraq; and (6) turn over internal security activities and military operations in Iraq to the elected government of Iraq within six months.
Repeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
Requires the withdrawal from Iraq of all U.S. Armed Forces and contractor security forces within six months.
Prohibits, with exceptions, fund use to continue deployment of U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq.
Prohibits: (1) the construction of permanent U.S. military installations in Iraq; and (2) production sharing agreements for Iraqi petroleum resources.
Limits the total number of personnel at the U.S. embassy in Iraq.
Authorizes the President to: (1) support the deployment of international stabilization forces in Iraq; (2) provide assistance for an Iraqi reconstruction corps, mine and ordinance clearing, cultural and historical restoration, and for an Iraqi institute of peace; and (3) establish international funds to redevelop Iraqi civic and health institutions.
Revises authorities respecting the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.
Provides for compensation of Iraqi noncombatant civilian casualties.
Provides funding availability for veterans health care.
Establishes the Joint Select Committee to Review the Origins and Conduct of Operation Iraqi Freedom.