Summary

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to provide for the trial of covered persons detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Mar 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Mar 8, 2012

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Bill Text

A BILL

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to provide for the trial of covered persons detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force and to repeal the requirement for military custody.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Due Process and Military Detention Amendments Act''.

SEC. 2. DISPOSITION OF COVERED PERSONS DETAINED IN THE UNITED STATES PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF MILITARY FORCE.

Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 is amended-- (1) in subsection (c), by striking ``The disposition'' and inserting ``Except as provided in subsection (g), the disposition''; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: ``(g) Disposition of Covered Persons Detained in the United States.--In the case of a covered person who is detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force, disposition under the law of war shall only mean the transfer of the person for trial and proceedings by a court established under Article III of the Constitution of the United States or by an appropriate State court. Such trial and proceedings shall have all the due process as provided for under the Constitution of the United States.''.

SEC. 3. REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR MILITARY CUSTODY.

(a) Repeal.--Section 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal...

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Bill Summary

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 to provide for the trial of covered persons detained in the United States pursuant to the Authorization for Use of Military Force and to repeal the requirement for military custody.

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