110-H.R.2344

To reiterate the authority of the United States Armed Forces to use riot control agents as a legitimate, legal, and non-lethal alternative to the use of lethal force under the general rules of engagement in effect for contingency operations of the Armed Forces conducted outside of the United States.

5/16/2007--Introduced.

Save the Lives of Americans in Close Combat Act of 2007 - Expresses the policy of the United States that: (1) riot control agents are not chemical weapons, but rather legitimate, legal, and non-lethal alternatives to the use of lethal force; and (2) members of the Armed Forces may use such agents under the general rules of engagement in effect for a contingency operation conducted outside of the United States.

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