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2013 House Bill 4138: Prohibit Michigan National Guard executing federal “indefinite detention”
  1. Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on January 30, 2013, to prohibit members of the Michigan National Guard or other state and local government employees from participating in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under a recent federal law giving the current or a future President the power to order the indefinite detention of persons arrested on U.S. soil, without charge or trial (“section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012”).
    • Referred to the House Oversight Committee on January 30, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on April 10, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on April 17, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on April 17, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on April 17, 2013, to establish the date on which the bill will go into effect if passed. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 17, 2013.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on April 18, 2013, to prohibit members of the Michigan National Guard or other state and local government employees from participating in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under a recent federal law giving the current or a future President the power to order the indefinite detention of persons arrested on U.S. soil, without charge or trial (“section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Year 2012”).
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on April 23, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on April 23, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 15, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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2013 House Bill 4138 (Prohibit Michigan National Guard executing federal “indefinite detention” )  by admin on April 22, 2013 
Introduced in the House on January 30, 2013, to prohibit members of the Michigan National Guard or other state and local government employees from participating in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under a recent federal law giving the current or a future President the power to order the indefinite detention of persons arrested on U.S. soil, without charge or trial (“section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Year 2012”)

The vote was 109 in favor, 0 opposed and 1 not voting

(House Roll Call 86 at House Journal 0)

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