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H.R.1081: Military Tribunals for Terrorists Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Vern Buchanan, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 18 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 12, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Military Tribunals for Terrorists Act of 2013 - Requires trial only by a military commission for any foreign national who: (1) engages or has engaged in an offense relating to a terrorist attack against persons or property in the United States or U.S. government property or personnel outside the United States, and (2) is subject to trial for that offense by a military commission under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services