Amendment sought to prohibit the use of funds to detain for more than 30 days, or defend in court the detention of a U.S. citizen, apprehended on U.S. territory, solely because that citizen is classified as an enemy combatant; or to classify any person as an enemy combatant if that person is apprehended on United States territory.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 25 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit use of funds in the bill to detain for more than 30 days a person, apprehended on United States territory, solely because that person is classified as an enemy combatant; to defend in court the detention for more than 30 days of a person, apprehended on United States territory, solely because that person is classified as an enemy combantant; and to classify any person as an enemy combatant if that person is apprehended on United States territory.

House Amendment Code:

(A026)

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