S.2426 - Congressional Oversight of Iraq Agreements Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 12/06/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||12/06/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2426 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/06/2007)
Congressional Oversight of Iraq Agreements Act of 2007 - Directs the Legal Advisor to the Secretary of State to provide Congress with the justification (including the constitutional authority) for the President's decision to deny Congress its constitutionally protected role by concluding an agreement on the future of the security relationship between the United States and Iraq as an executive agreement.
Expresses the sense of Congress that any bilateral agreement between the United States and Iraq involving "commitments or risks affecting the nation as a whole," including a status of forces agreement (SOFA), that is not a treaty approved by two-thirds of the Senate under Article II of the Constitution or authorized by legislation does not have the force of law. Prohibits the use of funds to carry out such an agreement.