S.505 - A bill to prohibit the use of drones to kill citizens of the United States within the United States.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] (Introduced 03/07/2013)|
|Latest Action:||03/11/2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 22. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.505 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/07/2013)
Prohibits the federal government from using a drone (unmanned aircraft) to kill a U.S. citizen located in the United States.
Makes such prohibition inapplicable to an individual who poses an immediate threat of death or serious bodily injury to another.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to allow the killing of a U.S. citizen located in the United States without due process of law.