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S Amdt 753 - Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts - Key Vote

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Bob Menendez voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Bob Menendez made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT. A SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT REPLACES THE ENTIRE TEXT OF A PIECE OF LEGISLATION WITH A NEW TEXT.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (47-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S Amdt 738 to HR 2112 that prohibits federal funding from being used to prosecute certain individuals in United States courts.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Justice from being used to prosecute an individual in a United States court if that individual is determined to be any of the following:
    • A member of, or part of, al-Qaeda or an affiliated entity; or
    • A participant of a plot to plan or carry out an attack against the United States or its coalition partners.
  • Exempts United States citizens from the provisions of this bill.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts

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Co-sponsors

  • Scott P. Brown (MA - R) (Out Of Office)
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