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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.
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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.
9/27/2006--Passed House amended.Military Commissions Act of 2006 - Section2 - States that the authority under this Act to establish military commissions (commissions) may not be construed to alter or limit ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1042 (109th).
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006
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Last Action: Sep 14, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr6166>
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