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S Amdt 1125 - Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S. - Key Vote

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James Risch voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (45-55) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S.

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Vote to adopt an amendment to S 1867 that prohibits the Armed Forces of the United States from detaining an individual in military custody under the law of war if the individual was captured within the borders of the United States, whereas existing law authorized the detention of individuals captured both domestically and abroad.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S.

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