H.R. 3912 (110th): Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2007

Oct 22, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Reported by Committee)
Tom Lantos
Representative for California's 12th congressional district
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Oct 22, 2007
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1565 (Related)
Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007


This bill was introduced on October 23, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 22, 2007
Referred to Committee Oct 22, 2007
Reported by Committee Oct 23, 2007
Full Title

To provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients.


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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

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Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2007 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to: (1) Turkey, the OLIVER HAZARD PERRY class guided missile frigates GEORGE PHILIP and SIDES; and (2) Lithuania, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CORMORANT and KINGFISHER.
Authorizes the President to transfer on a sale basis to: (1) Taiwan, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships ORIOLE and FALCON; and (2) Turkey, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship SHRIKE.
States that: (1) the value of such vessels transferred on a grant basis shall not be counted against the aggregate value of excess defense articles transferred to countries in any fiscal year under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961; (2) transfer costs shall be charged to the recipient; and (3) to the maximum extent practicable, the country to which a vessel is transferred shall have necessary vessel repair and refurbishment carried out at U.S. shipyards (including U.S. Navy shipyards).
Terminates transfer authority two years after enactment of this Act.

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