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Sep 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2006
Length: 86 pages
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.
9/6/2006--Introduced.Bringing Terrorists to Justice Act of 2006 - Authorizes the: (1) President to establish military commissions (commissions) to try individuals for violations of the law of war and other triable ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3861 — 109th Congress: Bringing Terrorists to Justice Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3861
“S. 3861 — 109th Congress: Bringing Terrorists to Justice Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3861>
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