H.R. 5688 (111th): Law Enforcement Torture Prevention Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Danny Davis

Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a criminal penalty for torture committed by law enforcement officers and others acting under color of law.

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History

Jul 1, 2010
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3781 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

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