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Introduced in Senate (05/26/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2999


To prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 26, 2016

Mr. Daines (for himself, Mr. Moran, Mr. Roberts, and Mr. Scott) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Prohibition on any transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

(a) Prohibition.—No amounts authorized to be appropriated or otherwise available for any department or agency of the United States Government may be used during the period specified in subsection (b) to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions, or to any foreign country or entity, of any individual detained at Guantanamo.

(b) Specified period.—The period specified in this subsection is the period that—

(1) begins on the date of the enactment of this Act; and

(2) ends on the earlier of—

(A) the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing appropriations for military activities of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2017; or

(B) January 1, 2017.

(c) Individual detained at Guantanamo defined.—In this section, the term “individual detained at Guantanamo” means an individual located at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as of October 1, 2009, who—

(1) is not a national of the United States (as defined in section 101(a)(22) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22)) or a member of the Armed Forces of the United States; and

(2) is—

(A) in the custody or under the control of the Department of Defense; or

(B) otherwise detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay.