About the bill
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 his plans.
The detention facility, which has been in operation since 2002, is located on a U.S. naval base and is used to detain people who are believed to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 2 pages
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.
Feb 2, 2015
H.R. 654 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 654 — 114th Congress: Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr654
“H.R. 654 — 114th Congress: Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. May 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr654>
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