H.R.651 - United States-Afghanistan Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] (Introduced 02/10/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/10/2011 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.651 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
United States-Afghanistan Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) Act of 2011 - Directs the President to seek to enter into a bilateral status of forces agreement with the government of Afghanistan which shall: (1) prohibit the permanent basing or military presence of U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan; (2) provide, no later than one year after the date on which such agreement is entered into, for the complete redeployment from Afghanistan of the U.S. Armed Forces and Department of Defense (DOD) civilian employees and contractors; and (3) establish that the temporary presence of U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan is at the request of the government of Afghanistan.
Introduced in House (02/10/2011)
Authorizes such agreement to provide for specific activities or missions of the U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should submit such agreement to the Senate for its advice and consent to ratification as a treaty or alternatively the President should request statutory authorization for such agreement by Congress.