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S. 185 - Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007

Criminal justice. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007

S. 185 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States.
Other Titles
  • Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007
  • Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007
Sponsor
Arlen Specter
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Criminal justice
  • Aliens
  • Armed forces
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Defense policy
  • Detention of persons
  • Foreign policy
  • Habeas corpus
  • International affairs
  • Judicial review
  • Jurisdiction
  • Law
  • Military law
  • Prisoners' rights
  • Terrorism
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Major Actions
Introduced1/04/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/04/2007
1/04/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S179-180)
1/16/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S545-546)
5/22/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 110-145.
Put on a legislative calendar6/07/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
6/26/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. With written report No. 110-90. Additional and Minority views filed.
Put on a legislative calendar6/26/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 220.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$19,800
$68,085,322
$6,850
$523,300
$68,635,272
$0
5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007

5 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Justice
(n.d.). Alliance for Justice; "Alliance for Justice Commends Senate Action to Restore Habeas Corpus". Retrieved n.d., from .
American Bar Association
(n.d.). American Bar Association; "Dear Chairman Leahy and Senator Specter"; Denise A. Cardman; 6-6-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Civil Liberties Union
(n.d.). ACLU; "ACLU Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee Action on Restoring Habeas Corpus Due Process Rights"; 6-7-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .
Amnesty International
(n.d.). Amnesty International USA; "Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007". Retrieved n.d., from .
Public Citizen
(n.d.). Public Citizen; "Restore the Fundamental Right of Habeas Corpus, Public Citizen Tells Congress"; 3-20-2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$141,200$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$477,550$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$605,511$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,183,705$0
Bob BennettRUT$133,826$0
Joe BidenDDE$2,084,772$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$410,690$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$451,760$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,502,075$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,318,777$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$78,251$0
Jim BunningRKY$221,149$0
Richard BurrRNC$498,771$0
Robert ByrdDWV$233,923$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,148,346$0
Ben CardinDMD$986,219$0
Tom CarperDDE$339,213$0
Bob CaseyDPA$3,070,334$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$719,076$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$4,258,523$0
Tom CoburnROK$88,440$0
William Thad CochranRMS$193,764$0
Norm ColemanRMN$773,493$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$418,630$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$470,413$0
Bob CorkerRTN$571,510$0
John CornynRTX$1,283,233$0
Larry CraigRID$34,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$145,237$0
Jim DeMintRSC$569,398$0
Chris DoddDCT$684,717$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$549,241$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$109,350$0
Byron DorganDND$308,066$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,589,142$0
John EnsignRNV$255,345$0
Mike EnziRWY$48,501$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$738,241$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$641,141$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,238,299$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$272,568$0
Judd GreggRNH$109,187$0
Chuck HagelRNE$60,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$560,262$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$441,794$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$713,885$0
Jim InhofeROK$149,018$0
Dan InouyeDHI$224,593$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$610,511$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$248,342$0
Ted KennedyDMA$976,927$0
John F. KerryDMA$355,481$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$897,266$0
Herb KohlDWI$925$0
Jon KylRAZ$717,166$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,165,169$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$810,287$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$531,079$0
Carl LevinDMI$674,076$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,067,106$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$386,427$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$173,397$0
Dick LugarRIN$334,265$0
Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,037$0
John McCainRAZ$121,075$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,317,693$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$803,683$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,946,099$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$286,432$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$224,970$0
Patty MurrayDWA$781,855$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$441,135$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,353,387$0
Barack ObamaDIL$2,155,772$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$618,801$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$363,723$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,127,355$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$193,578$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$647,774$0
Ken SalazarDCO$1,521,055$0
Bernie SandersIVT$119,484$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,065,483$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$403,689$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$717,324$0
Gordon SmithROR$451,685$0
Olympia SnoweRME$140,085$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$2,409,330$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,258,764$0
Ted StevensRAK$249,591$0
John SununuRNH$263,214$0
Jon TesterDMT$490,815$0
Craig ThomasRWY$32,665$0
John ThuneRSD$427,861$0
David VitterRLA$531,749$0
George VoinovichROH$556,349$0
John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$526,167$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$706,808$0
Ron WydenDOR$260,872$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$141,200$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$477,550$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$605,511$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,183,705$0
Bob BennettRUT$133,826$0
Joe BidenDDE$2,084,772$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$410,690$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$451,760$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,502,075$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,318,777$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$78,251$0
Jim BunningRKY$221,149$0
Richard BurrRNC$498,771$0
Robert ByrdDWV$233,923$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,148,346$0
Ben CardinDMD$986,219$0
Tom CarperDDE$339,213$0
Bob CaseyDPA$3,070,334$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$719,076$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$4,258,523$0
Tom CoburnROK$88,440$0
William Thad CochranRMS$193,764$0
Norm ColemanRMN$773,493$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$418,630$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$470,413$0
Bob CorkerRTN$571,510$0
John CornynRTX$1,283,233$0
Larry CraigRID$34,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$145,237$0
Jim DeMintRSC$569,398$0
Chris DoddDCT$684,717$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$549,241$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$109,350$0
Byron DorganDND$308,066$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,589,142$0
John EnsignRNV$255,345$0
Mike EnziRWY$48,501$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$738,241$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$641,141$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,238,299$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$272,568$0
Judd GreggRNH$109,187$0
Chuck HagelRNE$60,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$560,262$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$441,794$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$713,885$0
Jim InhofeROK$149,018$0
Dan InouyeDHI$224,593$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$610,511$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$248,342$0
Ted KennedyDMA$976,927$0
John F. KerryDMA$355,481$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$897,266$0
Herb KohlDWI$925$0
Jon KylRAZ$717,166$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,165,169$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$810,287$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$531,079$0
Carl LevinDMI$674,076$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,067,106$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$386,427$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$173,397$0
Dick LugarRIN$334,265$0
Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,037$0
John McCainRAZ$121,075$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,317,693$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$803,683$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,946,099$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$286,432$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$224,970$0
Patty MurrayDWA$781,855$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$441,135$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,353,387$0
Barack ObamaDIL$2,155,772$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$618,801$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$363,723$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,127,355$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$193,578$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$647,774$0
Ken SalazarDCO$1,521,055$0
Bernie SandersIVT$119,484$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,065,483$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$403,689$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$717,324$0
Gordon SmithROR$451,685$0
Olympia SnoweRME$140,085$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$2,409,330$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,258,764$0
Ted StevensRAK$249,591$0
John SununuRNH$263,214$0
Jon TesterDMT$490,815$0
Craig ThomasRWY$32,665$0
John ThuneRSD$427,861$0
David VitterRLA$531,749$0
George VoinovichROH$556,349$0
John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$526,167$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$706,808$0
Ron WydenDOR$260,872$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$68,085,322
Defense policy, doves$523,300
Human Rights$19,800
Consumer groups$6,850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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