HR 1258 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1258

To repeal the statutory authority for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (the successor institution to the United States Army School of the Americas) in the Department of Defense, to provide for the establishment of a joint congressional task force to conduct an assessment of the kind of education and training that is appropriate for the Department of Defense to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 13, 2003

Mr. MCGOVERN (for himself, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. LAHOOD, Mr. MOORE, Mr. ENGLISH, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. QUINN, Mr. WEXLER, Mr. PAUL, Mr. LYNCH, Mr. BOEHLERT, Mr. MCNULTY, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. KLECZKA, Mr. RAHALL, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. EVANS, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. OLVER, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. UDALL of Colorado, Mr. WATT, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. DOGGETT, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. COSTELLO, Ms. HOOLEY of Oregon, Mr. SANDERS, Ms. LEE, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. SABO, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mr. MARKEY, Ms. NORTON, Mr. HOLT, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. RUSH, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. PALLONE, and Mr. ALLEN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To repeal the statutory authority for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (the successor institution to the United States Army School of the Americas) in the Department of Defense, to provide for the establishment of a joint congressional task force to conduct an assessment of the kind of education and training that is appropriate for the Department of Defense to provide to military personnel of Latin American nations, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE .

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF AUTHORITY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY COOPERATION.

SEC. 3. JOINT CONGRESSIONAL TASK FORCE.

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