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Sep 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on September 14, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Virginia
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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2006
Length: 84 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006
Passed House — Sep 27, 2006
An original bill to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.
9/14/2006--Reported to Senate without amendment.Military Commissions Act of 2006 - Section3 - Authorizes the President to establish military commissions (commissions) for the trial of alien unlawful enemy combatants (combatants) engaged ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006
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“S. 3901 — 109th Congress: Military Commissions Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3901>
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