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H Amdt 84 - Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (170-254) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 2216 that repeals the prohibition on funds from this bill from being used by the Department of Defense to expand prison facilities to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay in the United States.

Highlights:
  • Repeals section 413 from HR 2216 that prohibits the funds appropriated from the bill to the Department of Defense from being used to construct, renovate, or expand any facility in the United States or its territories to detain or imprison an individual detained at the United States Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

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