H.R. 6054 (109th): Military Commissions Act of 2006


Sep 12, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 52nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006
Length: 84 pages

See Instead:

S. 3930 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006

H.R. 6166 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 27, 2006

S. 3901 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 14, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/2006--Reported to House amended, Part II.Military Commissions Act of 2006 - Section2 - States that the authority under this Act to establish military commissions (commissions) may not be construed to ... Read more >

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Sep 12, 2006

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Sep 13, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6054”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3930 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006

H.R. 6166 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006

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