Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
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A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide the protections of habeas corpus for certain incapacitated individuals whose life is in jeopardy, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 539”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2005
Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 21, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 539 — 109th Congress: Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s539
“S. 539 — 109th Congress: Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s539>
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