S. 3901 (109th): Military Commissions Act of 2006

Introduced:

Sep 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Warner

Senator from Virginia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2006
Length: 84 pages

See Instead:

S. 3930 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006

H.R. 6166 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 27, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill 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.

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History

Sep 14, 2006
 
Introduced

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Sep 14, 2006
 
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Related Bills

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S. 3930 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006

H.R. 6166 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006

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