Summary: S.Res.396 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Res.396. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/10/2016)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that:

  • the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has declared war on the United States;
  • the Armed Forces are currently engaged in combat operations against ISIL;
  • the United States has captured and detained individuals associated with ISIL and will likely capture and hold additional ISIL detainees;
  • ISIL members captured by the United States during combat operations meet specified criteria for continued detention at the U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and
  • all individuals captured by the United States during combat operations against ISIL who meet such criteria by their ISIL affiliation must be detained outside the United States and its territories and should be transferred to Guantanamo Bay.