H.RES.644: Condemning and disapproving of the failure of the Obama administration to comply with the lawful statutory requirement to notify Congress before transferring individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and expressing concern

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced June 25, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 9, 2014

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

94 (2 Democrats, 92 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 31, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns and disapproves of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful 30-day statutory reporting requirement in executing the transfer of five senior Taliban members from detention at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expresses concern over: (1) national security implications that...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 18 statements associated with H.RES.644.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 9, 2014
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 9, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 9, 2014

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 249 - 163 (Roll no. 485). (text: CR H7325)

Sept. 9, 2014
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7334-7335)
Sept. 9, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 644.
Sept. 9, 2014
Resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 5078 and specified amendments are in order. A motion to recommit with or without instructions is also in order. Resolution provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 644 and allows a motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
Sept. 9, 2014
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 715. (consideration: CR H7325-7335)
Sept. 9, 2014
Rule H. Res. 715 passed House.
Sept. 8, 2014
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 715 Reported to House. Resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 5078 and specified amendments are in order. A motion to recommit with or without instructions is also in order. Resolution provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 644 and allows a motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
July 31, 2014
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
July 31, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 113-569.
July 29, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 29, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 25, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
June 25, 2014

Introduced in the House by Scott Rigell (R-Va.)

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