H.R.4011: American Anti-Torture Act of 2012

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Bill Summary

American Anti-Torture Act of 2012 - Amends the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 to prohibit any person in the custody or control of the United States (under current law, the Department of Defense [DOD]) from being subject to any treatment or technique of interrogation not authorized by and listed in the U.S. Army Field Manual on Human Intelligence Collector Operations. Makes such prohibition inapplicable with respect to any person in the custody...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 9, 2012

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

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