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S.505: A bill to prohibit the use of drones to kill citizens of the United States within the United States.
About this Bill
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Ted Cruz, R-Texas|
|Total Cosponsors||4 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 7, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||March 11, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
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)
|March 11, 2013||Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 22.|
|March 7, 2013||Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.|