H.R.4035 - Military Tribunal Authorization Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 03/20/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/05/2002 Executive Comment Requested from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4035 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Military Tribunal Authorization Act of 2002 - Authorizes the President to establish tribunals for the trial of individuals who: (1) are not U.S. persons; (2) are members of the al Qaeda organization or other terrorist organizations who cooperated with the al Qaeda in planning, authorizing, committing, or aiding in the September 11, 2001, attacks against the United States or who aided or abetted such members in such activities; (3) are apprehended in or fleeing from Afghanistan or any other place outside the United States where U.S. armed forces are involved; and (4) are not prisoners of war.
Introduced in House (03/20/2002)
Authorizes the President to direct the Secretary of Defense to detain individuals subject to such tribunals.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should seek the cooperation of U.S. allies and other nations in conducting investigations and prosecutions of such individuals.