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Due Process Guarantee Act of 2015

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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.


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01/06/2015Introduced in Senate

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01/06/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S13-14)
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Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]* 01/06/2015
Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] 12/07/2016

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Senate Judiciary01/06/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/06/2015)

Due Process Guarantee Act of 2015

Amends the federal criminal code to expand provisions prohibiting the United States from imprisoning or otherwise detaining a citizen except pursuant to an Act of Congress, to: (1) prohibit such imprisonment or detention of a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident except consistent with the Constitution and pursuant to an Act of Congress that expressly authorizes such imprisonment or detention; and (2) prohibit construing a general authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority, on its own, to authorize the imprisonment or detention without charge or trial of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident apprehended in the United States.