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Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011

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A bill to clarify that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall not authorize the detention without charge or trial of a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and for other purposes.


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12/15/2011Introduced in Senate

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02/29/2012Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-383.
12/15/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary12/15/2011 Referred to
02/29/2012 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (12/15/2011)

Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011 - Amends the federal criminal code to specify that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall not authorize the detention without charge or trial of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident apprehended in the United States, unless an Act of Congress expressly authorizes such detention.

Applies this Act to any such authorizations or declarations enacted before, on, or after the enactment of this Act.