S.513 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to revive previous authority on the use of the Armed Forces and the militia to address interference with State or Federal law, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 02/07/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/24/2007 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.513 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/07/2007)
Amends the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 to repeal provisions authorizing the President to: (1) employ the Armed Forces to restore public order and enforce the law in major public emergencies; and (2) provide supplies, services, and equipment to persons affected by the situation.
Restores previous authority of the President to use the Armed Forces to suppress situations which interfere with state or federal law.