H.R. 4127 (111th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that alien unprivileged enemy belligerents may only be ...

...tried by military commissions if tried for alleged conduct for which a term of incarceration or the death penalty may be sought.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Nov 19, 2009 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4127

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 19, 2009

(for himself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Olson, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Ms. Fallin, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Carter, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Posey, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Rooney, Ms. Ginny Brown-Waite of Florida, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Cole, Mr. Latta, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Pence, Mr. Culberson, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Bachus, Ms. Granger, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Alexander, Mr. King of New York, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. Ryan of Wisconsin, and Mr. Sessions) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that alien unprivileged enemy belligerents may only be tried by military commissions if tried for alleged conduct for which a term of incarceration or the death penalty may be sought.

1.

Trial of alien unprivileged enemy belligerents by military commission mandatory for certain offenses

Section 948c of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: and if subject to trial for any alleged conduct for which a term of incarceration or the death penalty may be sought or obtained may only be tried by such a commission.