About the bill
The United States Military Commissions Act of 2006, also known as HR-6166, was an Act of Congress signed by President George W. Bush on October 17, 2006. The Act's stated purpose was "to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes".
It was drafted following the Supreme Court's decision on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006), which ruled that the Combatant Status Review Tribunals (CSRT), as established by the United States Department of Defense, were procedurally flawed and unconstitutional, and did not ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2006
Length: 38 pages
Sep 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2006
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 2006.
S. 3930 (109th) was a 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.
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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