S. 3861 (109th): Bringing Terrorists to Justice Act of 2006

A bill to facilitate bringing to justice terrorists and other unlawful enemy combatants through full and fair trials by military commissions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2006
Length: 86 pages


Sep 6, 2006

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Sep 8, 2006
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S. 3861 (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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