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H.R. 5351 (114th): To prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Sponsor and status

Jackie Walorski

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
May 26, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 15, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

78 Cosponsors (78 Republicans)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Guantanamo Detainee Transfer Prohibition Act (Sep 13, 2016)

What legislators are saying

Olson Fights to Protect Americans by Keeping GTMO Open
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016

Latta Votes to Prohibit Transfer of Terrorists From Guantanamo Bay
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016

Stopping Guantanamo Bay Transfers
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17, 2011-2020] on Sep 15, 2016

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History

May 26, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5351 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5351. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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