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‘‘National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012’’. H.R. 1540

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1540enr/pdf/BILLS-112hr1540...

Excerpt:

Subtitle D—Counterterrorism 

SEC. 1021. AFFIRMATION OF AUTHORITY OF THE ARMED FORCES OF 

THE UNITED STATES TO DETAIN COVERED PERSONS 

PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF MILI- 

TARY FORCE. 

(a) INGENERAL.—Congress affirms that the authority of the 

President to use all necessary and appropriate force pursuant to 

the Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107–40; 

50 U.S.C. 1541 note) includes the authority for the Armed Forces 

of the United States to detain covered persons (as defined in sub- 

section (b)) pending disposition under the law of war. 

(b) COVEREDPERSONS.—A covered person under this section 

is any person as follows: 

(1) A person who planned, authorized, committed, or aided 

the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, 

or harbored those responsible for those attacks. 

(2) A person who was a part of or substantially supported 

al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forces that are engaged 

in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners, 

including any person who has committed a belligerent act or 

has directly supported such hostilities in aid of such enemy 

forces. 

(c) DISPOSITIONUNDER LAWOF WAR.—The disposition of a 

person under the law of war as described in subsection (a) may 

include the following: 

(1) Detention under the law of war without trial until 

the end of the hostilities authorized by the Authorization for 

Use of Military Force. 

(2) Trial under chapter 47A of title 10, United States 

Code (as amended by the Military Commissions Act of 2009 

(title XVIII of Public Law 111–84)). 

(3) Transfer for trial by an alternative court or competent 

tribunal having lawful jurisdiction. 

(4) Transfer to the custody or control of the person’s country 

of origin, any other foreign country, or any other foreign entity. 

(d) CONSTRUCTION.—Nothing in this section is intended to limit 

or expand the authority of the President or the scope of the 

Authorization for Use of Military Force. 

(e) AUTHORITIES.—Nothing in this section shall be construed 

to affect existing law or authorities relating to the detention of 

United States citizens, lawful resident aliens of the United States, 

or any other persons who are captured or arrested in the United 

States. 

(f) REQUIREMENTFORBRIEFINGSOFCONGRESS.—The Secretary 

of Defense shall regularly brief Congress regarding the application 

of the authority described in this section, including the organiza- 

tions, entities, and individuals considered to be ‘‘covered persons’’ 

for purposes of subsection (b)(2). 

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Comment by Jeannon Kralj on January 16, 2012 at 7:22am

Here is the full text of the final bill as passed.

 

 

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112s1867pcs/pdf/BILLS-112s1867pc...

 

Here is the Dec,. 1  2011 final vote breakdown for the Senate

 

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=s2011-218

 

 

 

Here are the only senators that voted NO.  All senators were present and voted.

 

Nay IA Harkin, Thomas [D]

Nay KY Paul, Rand [R]

OK Coburn, Thomas [R]

Nay OR Merkley, Jeff [D]

Nay OR Wyden, Ron [D]

Nay UT Lee, Mike [R]

Nay VT Sanders, Bernard [I]

 

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Here is the final vote breakdown on the House version of NDAA ==  H R 1540

 

This vote was on December 14 2011 and it does show that Ron Paul did not vote.

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h2011-932

 

There are 283 of the "represenatives" who are not fit to hold office.

There names are in red on the list.  Keep this link handy and if you receive an email from any of these traitors, send a reply email to them and tell them they are not fit to hold office and then unsubscribe from their emails.

 

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