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SA 2722. Mr. DODD submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2764, making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place, insert the following:
PROHIBITION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR CRUEL, INHUMAN, AND DEGRADING TREATMENT AND PUNISHMENT AND FOR EXTRAORDINARY RENDITIONS

Sec. __. (a) Prohibition on Use of Funds for Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment and Punishment.--No funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used in contravention of the following laws enacted or regulations prescribed to implement the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (done at New York on December 10, 1984):

(1) Section 2340A of title 18, United States Code.
(2) Section 2242 of the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (division G of Public Law 105-277; 112 Stat. 2681-822; 8 U.S.C. 1231 note) and regulations prescribed thereto, including regulations under part 208 of title 8, Code of Federal Regulations, and part 95 of title 22, Code of Federal Regulations;
(3) Sections 1002 and 1003 of the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 (10 U.S.C. 801 note; 42 U.S.C. 2000dd).
(b) Prohibition on Use of Funds for Extraordinary Renditions.--No funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used for any transfer (commonly referred to as an ``extraordinary rendition'') of any person who is imprisoned, detained, or held, or otherwise in the custody or control of a department, agency, or official of the United States Government, or any contractor of a department or agency of the United States Government, to a country where there are substantial
grounds for believing that such person would subjected to torture.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Sep 6, 2007.)