S. 539 (109th): Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005


Mar 7, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mel Martinez

Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2005
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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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. 1151 (Related)
Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2005

S. 686 (Related)
Terri Schiavo Incapacitated Protection bill

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 21, 2005

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 539” 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 7, 2005
Reported by Committee
Mar 8, 2005


14 cosponsors (14R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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