S.2250 - Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 12/19/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/19/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2250 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/19/2017)
Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2017
This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the detention authority of the United States.
Specifically, it adds a provision to prohibit the detention or imprisonment of an individual based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of that individual. A protected characteristic includes race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation.