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.
- Summary (CRS)
3/7/2005--Introduced.Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005 - Amends the Federal judicial code to extend habeas corpus protections to persons who are subject to a court order authorizing or directing ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Mar 7, 2005
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Mar 8, 2005
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.
14 cosponsors (14R)
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Incapacitated Persons Legal Protection Act of 2005
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2005
Terri Schiavo Incapacitated Protection bill
Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 21, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s539>
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