H.R.2826 - To amend titles 28 and 10, United States Code, to restore habeas corpus for individuals detained by the United States at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] (Introduced 06/22/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/06/2007 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 7 - 4 .|
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Summary: H.R.2826 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/22/2007)
Amends the federal judicial code to allow an alien detained by the United States as an enemy combatant to apply for a writ of habeas corpus, including an application challenging transfer, or bring an action solely for prospective injunctive relief against transfer, except for an alien in a zone of active combat involving U.S. Armed Forces.
Limits the review of prosecutions, trials, or judgments of a military commission to that provided by the Code of Military Justice or by a habeas corpus proceeding.