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Sep 25, 2006
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.
Representative for California's 52nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2006
Length: 97 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006
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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1042 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6166”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6166 — 109th Congress: Military Commissions Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr6166
“H.R. 6166 — 109th Congress: Military Commissions Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr6166>
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