S.505 - Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] (Introduced 02/14/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.505 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/14/2019)
Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2019
This bill modifies the detention authority of the United States.
Specifically, it prohibits detention or imprisonment based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of an individual. A protected characteristic includes each of the following: race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, and any additional characteristic that the Department of Justice determines to be a protected characteristic.