H.R. 5167 (110th): Justice for Victims of Torture and Terrorism Act

A bill to terminate the authority of the President to waive, with regard to Iraq, certain provisions under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 unless certain conditions are met.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 15, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bruce Braley

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2008
Length: 14 pages

History

Jan 29, 2008
 
Introduced

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Jul 30, 2008
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 15, 2008
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5167 (110th) 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 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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