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S Amdt 3018 - Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents - Key Vote

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Ben Cardin voted Yea (Passage) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (67-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 3254 that prohibits indefinite detention of United States citizens.

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  • Prohibits an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority from authorizing the indefinite detention, without charge or trial, of United States citizens or lawful permanent residents apprehended in the United States, unless an act of Congress explicitly authorizes such detention.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

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