H.R.5751: No Detention without Charge Act of 2012

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2 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

No Detention without Charge Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit an authorization for the use of military force, a declaration of war, or any similar Act pertaining to the authority of the President over the use of the U.S. Armed Forces from: (1) authorizing the apprehension or detention of any person except to the extent that the Constitution, the law of war, and otherwise applicable human rights law permits such...

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Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, 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 Judiciary
Referred to House Armed Services
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
May 15, 2012

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

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