Actions

No actions available.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 2676. Mr. CHAMBLISS submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2847, making appropriations for the Department of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place, insert the following:
Sec. __. (a) Prohibition on Use of Funds for Transfer of Guantanamo Bay Detainees to United States.--None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any Act enacted before the date of the enactment of this Act may be used for the purposes of releasing into, or detaining or prosecuting in, the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, or the District of Columbia any individual who is detained, as of April 30, 2009, at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

(b) Limitation on Use of Funds for Other Transfer of Guantanamo Bay Detainees.--None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any Act enacted before the date of the enactment of this Act may be used to transfer or release an individual detained at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as of April 30, 2009, to the country of such individual's nationality or last habitual residence, or to any other country other than the United States, unless the President submits
to the Congress, in writing, at least 30 days before such transfer or release, a report setting forth the following information:
(1) The name of the individual to be so transferred or released and the country to which the individual is to be transferred or released.
(2) An assessment of any risk to the national security of the United States or its citizens, including members of the Armed Forces of the United States, that is posed by such transfer or release, and a description of the actions to be taken to mitigate such risk.
(3) The terms of any agreement with another country for acceptance of the individual, including the amount of any financial assistance related to such agreement.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 13, 2009.)