S.1886 - Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005

A bill to authorize the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Short: Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 as passed house.
  • Short: Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 as passed senate.
  • Short: Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 as enacted.
  • Official: A bill to authorize the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients. as introduced.

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10/18/05
 
10/18/05
 
12/06/05
 
12/20/05
 

Official Summary

Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to: (1) Greece, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship PELICAN; (2) Egypt, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CARDINAL and RAVEN; (3) Pakistan, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship FLETCHER; and

Official Summary

Naval Vessels Transfer Act of 2005 - Authorizes the President to transfer on a grant basis to:
(1) Greece, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship PELICAN;
(2) Egypt, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ships CARDINAL and RAVEN;
(3) Pakistan, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship FLETCHER; and
(4) Turkey, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship CUSHING. Authorizes the President to transfer on a sale basis to:
(1) India, the AUSTIN class amphibious transport dock ship TRENTON;
(2) Greece, the OSPREY class minehunter coastal ship HERON; and
(3) Turkey, the SPRUANCE class destroyer ship O'BANNON. 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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