Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

H Amdt 1127 - Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Steve Israel voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Steve Israel made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (182-238) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 4310 that prohibits the Armed Forces of the United States from detaining individuals captured or arrested in the United States without trial, or from transferring such individuals to military custody.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individuals associated with al-Qaeda or the Taliban, or who participated in the attacks of September 11, 2001, from being detained without trial if such individuals were detained, captured, or arrested in the United States or a territory or possession of the United States.
  • Requires the Federal government to immediately transfer such individuals for trial in a federal or state court.
  • Prohibits the transfer of individuals detained, captured or arrested in the United States to military custody.
  • Repeals the requirement to detain individuals associated with al-Qaeda or the Taliban, or who participated in the attacks of September 11, 2001, in military custody.
  • Requires all trials to have the due process provided for under the Constitution of the United States.

Sponsors

Skip to top
Back to top