An original bill to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sep 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
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
- See Instead:
S. 3930 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 17, 2006
H.R. 6166 (same title)
Passed House — Sep 27, 2006
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S. 3901 (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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