H.R. 3702 (112th): Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011


Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Garamendi

Representative for California's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To clarify that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall not authorize the detention without charge or trial of a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011 - Amends the federal criminal code to specify that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 16, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3702”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


64 cosponsors (60D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2003 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

H.R. 4310 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 2, 2013

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