Bill Title: Latin America Military Training Review Act of 2007
Introduced: 1st Session, 110th Congress on March 27, 2007 by Rep. Jim McGovern (MA)
Summary: This legislation would suspend operations at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), formerly named the School of the Americas(SOA) and calls for an independent report on the authorization and use of torture manuals that advocated tactics that violated U.S. and international law. The legislation would also carry out an assessment of U.S. foreign military training in Latin America.
If you do not see your Member of Congress on the cosponsor list at the bottom of the Legislative Action Index, please take the time to call their DC office by calling the Capitol Hill Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 and ask that they cosponsor HR 1707.