H.R.6274 - Boumediene Jurisdiction Correction Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-3] (Introduced 06/17/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||07/28/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6274 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/17/2008)
Boumediene Jurisdiction Correction Act - Allows any person being held under military authority in the part of Cuba leased to the United States to challenge the circumstances and legality of that person's detention to the same extent and with the same rights as are provided under the writ of habeas corpus.
Grants the courts established under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and operating in that part of Cuba exclusive original jurisdiction to hear and determine any such challenge.