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H.R. 4680: Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2017

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 19, 2017.


Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2017

This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the detention authority of the United States.

Specifically, it adds a provision to prohibit the detention or imprisonment of an individual based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of that individual. A protected characteristic includes race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation.