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H.R.1242: To prohibit the use of drones to kill citizens of the United States within the United States.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||armed forces and national security|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Reid Ribble, R-Wis.|
|Total Cosponsors||31 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 18, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 15, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
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Prohibits the federal government from using a drone (unmanned aircraft) to kill a U.S. citizen located in the United States.
Makes such prohibition inapplicable to an individual who poses an immediate threat of death or serious bodily injury to another.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to allow the killing of a U.S. citizen located in the United States without due process of law.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.|
|March 18, 2013||Referred to House Armed Services|
|March 18, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|March 18, 2013||Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)|