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H.R.1269: Life, Liberty, and Justice for All Americans Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Trey Radel, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 19, 2013
Latest Major Action April 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Life, Liberty, and Justice for All Americans Act - Prohibits the President from using lethal military force against a U.S. citizen located in the United States.

Provides an exception if the President determines that: (1) the individual poses an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury to another individual, and (2) using such force will prevent or minimize such death or injury.

States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to allow the killing of a U.S. citizen without due process of law.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
March 19, 2013 Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent)
March 19, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 19, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services