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H.R. 5121 (113th): Restore Unalienable Rights Act of 2014

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7/16/2014--Introduced. Restore Unalienable Rights Act of 2014 - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (with respect to the authority of the President to use all necessary and appropriate force pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force under P.L. 107-40) to prohibit U.S. Armed Forces from detaining, pending disposition under the law of war, a U.S. citizen or lawful resident alien of the United States who was captured, detained, or arrested in the United States.

Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority from authorizing the detention without charge or trial of a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States apprehended in the United States.