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H.R.2740 MEJA Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 15, 2007 Star Print ordered on the bill.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 04, 2007, with a roll call of 389 ayes, 30 nays, and 13 not voting.

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    • H.R.2740: IDEA Fairness Restoration Act - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - June 03, 2009 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on June 03, 2009, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h2740/show)
    • ISS - Congressional hearings set for KBR gang rape case - December 23, 2008 by Facing South - In October, the House overwhelmingly passed a bill (H.R. 2740) sponsored by Rep. David Price (D-N.C.) that would subject all war zone contractors to U.S. criminal law, but that measure is still pending in the Senate. ...

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      As noted by Facing South on December 23, 2008, "In October, the House overwhelmingly passed a bill (H.R. 2740) sponsored by Rep. David Price (D-N.C.) that would subject all war zone contractors to U.S. criminal law, but that measure is still pending in the Senate. ..." (http://southernstudies.org/2007/12/congressional-hearings-set-for-kbr-gang.html)
    • BLACKFIVE: The relevant Law for the Blackwater case - December 15, 2008 by BLACKFIVE - 110-352, September 27, 2007, Mr. Conyers, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following, a report to accompany H.R. 2740, which stated, in part,. “It would amend the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act ("MEJA") ...

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      As noted by BLACKFIVE on December 15, 2008, "110-352, September 27, 2007, Mr. Conyers, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following, a report to accompany H.R. 2740, which stated, in part,. “It would amend the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act ("MEJA") ..." (http://www.blackfive.net/main/2008/12/the-relevant-la.html)

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    • Commentary: Getting a grip on private security contractors - February 03, 2008 by Federal Times - By ASHLEY DEEKS The Senate is considering a House-passed bill, HR 2740, that would grant the federal government broader power to prosecute wrongdoing by US ...

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      As noted by Federal Times on February 03, 2008, "By ASHLEY DEEKS The Senate is considering a House-passed bill, HR 2740, that would grant the federal government broader power to prosecute wrongdoing by US ..." (http://federaltimes.com/index.php?S=3348922)
    • fbi: contractor killings not justified - November 14, 2007 by About - News & Issues, NY - ... the house of representatives passed hr 2740 (389-30), which "would extend the jurisdiction of the military extraterritorial jurisdiction act (meja) to ...

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      As noted by About - News & Issues, NY on November 14, 2007, "... the house of representatives passed hr 2740 (389-30), which "would extend the jurisdiction of the military extraterritorial jurisdiction act (meja) to ..." (http://uspolitics.about.com/b/a/208275.htm)
    • Executive Editor Jason Winders, on a recent vote by local ... - October 11, 2007 by Online Athens (subscription), GA - Last week, by a vote of 389-30, the US House of Representatives sent the Senate a bill (HR 2740) that would extend US criminal jurisdiction to all private ...

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      As noted by Online Athens (subscription), GA on October 11, 2007, "Last week, by a vote of 389-30, the US House of Representatives sent the Senate a bill (HR 2740) that would extend US criminal jurisdiction to all private ..." (http://www.onlineathens.com/stories/101207/opinion_20071012002.shtml)
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