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

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 ...

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Overview

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

History

Sep 22, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 25, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 28, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Sep 29, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 17, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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