H.R.2294 - Keep Terrorists Out of America Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] (Introduced 05/07/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||11/18/2009 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Hoekstra. Petition No: 111-7. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||On 11/18/2009, a motion was filed to discharge the Committee on Armed Services from consideration of H.R.2294. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 111-7: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.2294 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2009)
Keep Terrorists Out of America Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that individuals currently detained at the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, should not be transferred or released into the United States.
Prohibits the President from transferring or releasing any such individual into the United States unless 60 days prior to such transfer: (1) the President submits to the governor and legislature of the state to which the President intends to transfer or release such an individual certification that the individual does not pose a security risk to the United States; (2) the governor and state legislature of the state in which the President intends to transfer an individual consent to the transfer; and (3) the President notifies the Congress of, among other things, the name of the individual being transferred, the installation the individual is being transferred to, a justification for the transfer, and a certification that the President has mitigated any risks to national security posed by the transfer.