A bill to extend and enhance prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2015
Length: 44 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 12, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Sens. Moran, Gardner, Daines Visit Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba”
— Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2016
“Senator Roberts to Secretary Carter: I Will Fight Any Relocation of Terrorists to the Mainland”
— Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 20, 2015
“Senator Roberts Issues Statement on Release of 5 Terrorists from GITMO”
— Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 15, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
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Feb 12, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 165 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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.
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