New Cosponsors — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD8]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX30]
The bill now has 6 cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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Jun 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2012
Length: 4 pages
To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to provide for the trial of covered persons detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force or the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 and to repeal the requirement for military custody.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5936”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5936 — 112th Congress: Civil Liberties Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5936
“H.R. 5936 — 112th Congress: Civil Liberties Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5936>
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