To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 52nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 97 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 27, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006
What legislators are saying
Sep 25, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 27, 2006
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1042 (109th).
Sep 27, 2006
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 6166 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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