Summary: H.R.4609 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/17/2004)

Torture Accountability Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to modify the definition of "United States" for purposes of the prohibition against torture as the States, the District of Columbia, and U.S.commonwealths, territories, and possessions (currently defined as all areas under U.S. jurisdiction).