S. 3930 (109th): Military Commissions Act of 2006

Introduced:

Sep 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 17, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-366

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2006
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.

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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.

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

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 27, 2006

S. 3901 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2006

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3930” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Sep 22, 2006
Reported by Committee
Sep 25, 2006
Passed Senate
Sep 28, 2006
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Passed House
Sep 29, 2006
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Votes
Sep 28, 2006 6:37 p.m.
Bill Passed 65/34
Sep 29, 2006 2:47 p.m.
Passed 250/170

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