S.1565 - Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2007

A bill to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2007 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2007 as reported to senate.
  • Official: A bill to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2007 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to: (1) Turkey, the OLIVER HAZARD PERRY class guided missile frigates GEORGE PHILIP and SIDES; and (2) Lithuania, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CORMORANT and KINGFISHER. Authorizes the Pre

Official Summary

Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2007 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to:
(1) Turkey, the OLIVER HAZARD PERRY class guided missile frigates GEORGE PHILIP and SIDES; and
(2) Lithuania, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CORMORANT and KINGFISHER. Authorizes the President to transfer on a sale basis to:
(1) Taiwan, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships ORIOLE and FALCON; and
(2) Turkey, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship SHRIKE. States that:
(1) the value of such vessels transferred on a grant basis shall not be counted against the aggregate value of excess defense articles transferred to countries in any fiscal year under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961;
(2) transfer costs shall be charged to the recipient; and
(3) to the maximum extent practicable, the country to which a vessel is transferred shall have necessary vessel repair and refurbishment carried out at U.S. shipyards (including U.S. Navy shipyards). Terminates transfer authority two years after enactment of this Act.

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