110-H.AMDT.198 to 110-H.R.1585

Amendment sought to require the video recording of interrogations and other pertinent interactions between U.S. military personnel, or contractors, and detainees arrested and held.

H.AMDT.198(A016)
Amends: H.R.1585
Sponsor: Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12](offered 5/16/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment sought to require the video recording of interrogations and other pertinent interactions between U.S. military personnel, or contractors, and detainees arrested and held.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 32 printed in House Report 110-151 to require the videotaping of interrogations and other pertinent interacti ons between U.S. military personnel and/or contractors and detainees arrested and held. Directs the Judge Advocates General of the respective military services to develop uniform guidelines for such videotaping. Provides access to detainees for representatives of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture for independent monitoring of detainee conditions and treatment.

STATUS:

    5/16/2007 10:02pm:
    Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Holt. (consideration: CR H5275-5278; text: CR H5275-5276)
    5/17/2007 12:01pm:
    On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 229 (Roll no. 371). (consideration: CR H5347-5348; text: CR H5347)

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