H.R.1415: Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 8, 2007
  • Latest Major Action April 20, 2007

Bill Cosponsors

76 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007 - Amends federal provisions concerning the prosecution of unlawful enemy combatants by U.S. military commissions to, among other things: (1) repeal the authority for civilian trial (prosecution) counsel in a commission proceeding, but authorize civilian military defense counsel; (2) exclude statements made by coercion; (3) authorize the Secretary of Defense to make exceptions to commission procedures and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Armed Services
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
March 8, 2007

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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