About the bill
- Full Title
To provide for the transport of the enemy combatants detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Washington, D.C., where the United States Supreme Court will be able to more effectively micromanage the detainees by holding them on the Supreme Court grounds, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
7/24/2008--Introduced.Giving Inmate Terrorists More Opportunities (GITMO) Act of 2008 - Directs the Secretary of Defense to immediately transport all enemy combatants detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Washington, DC, where ...
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Jul 24, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6615”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6615 — 110th Congress: Giving Inmate Terrorists More Opportunities (GITMO) Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6615
“H.R. 6615 — 110th Congress: Giving Inmate Terrorists More Opportunities (GITMO) Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6615>
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