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S AMDT 2430 - National Commission on Detainees Amendment - Key Vote

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Joe Biden, Jr. voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (43-55) - (Key vote)

Title: National Commission on Detainees Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that establishes an independent national commission on policies and practices on the treatment of detainees and requires the commission to submit a report to the President and Congress within 12 months of enactment.

Highlights:
  • Gives the commission the power to issue subpoenas by the agreement of the chairman and vice chairman or the vote of 6 members.
  • Appropriates $2.5 million for the purposes of the commission.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: National Commission on Detainees Amendment

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