H.R. 3676 (112th): To amend the detainee provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to specifically state that United States citizens may not be detained against their will without all the rights of due process afforded to citizens in a court ordained or established by or under Article III of the Constitution of the United States.


Dec 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Landry

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2011
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Amends detainee and military custody provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, with respect to the authority of the President and the U.S. Armed Forces pursuant ... Read more >

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Dec 15, 2011

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68 cosponsors (53R, 15D) (show)
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H.R. 3785 (Related)
To repeal section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

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