S. 3929 (109th): Military Trials for Enemy Combatants bill

Introduced:

Sep 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006
Length: 148 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize military commissions to bring terrorists to justice, to strengthen and modernize terrorist surveillance capabilities, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 22, 2006
 
Introduced

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Sep 25, 2006
 
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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Votes

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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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