S.551 - Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011
A bill to improve procedures for the detention and review of status of detainees of the United States in connection with the continuing armed conflict with al Qaeda, the Taliban, and affiliated groups.
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S.551 Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011
November 30, 2011
I am writing as your constituent in the 1st Congressional district of Kentucky. I oppose S.551 - Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011, and am tracking it using OpenCongress.org, the free public resource website for government transparency and accountability.
100% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.551.
specifically, this section of the legislation: "(3) The term ‘unprivileged enemy belligerent’ means an individual (other than a privileged ...