President Obama announced a plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Introduced this month, the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Protection Act, S. 2559 and H.R. 654, would prevent the facility from being transferred to Cuban control without Congressional approval. Given most Republicans’ opposition to Obama’s plan, this would very likely prevent Obama from going through with ...
Feb 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district
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H.R. 654 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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