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Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2017

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A bill to ensure due process protections of individuals in the United States against unlawful detention based solely on a protected characteristic.

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12/19/2017Introduced in Senate

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12/19/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary12/19/2017 Referred to

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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.