Text: H.R.1238 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 1238 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1238

  To prohibit the presence in the United States of any alien formerly 
   detained at the Department of Defense detention facility at Naval 
                     Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 26, 2009

 Mr. Shadegg introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To prohibit the presence in the United States of any alien formerly 
   detained at the Department of Defense detention facility at Naval 
                     Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON PRESENCE IN UNITED OF FORMER GUANTANAMO BAY 
              DETAINEES.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an alien who is 
detained at the Department of Defense detention facility at Naval 
Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on the date of the enactment of this 
Act--
            (1) is permanently ineligible for admission to the United 
        States for any purpose, whether temporary or permanent, 
        including admission as a refugee; and
            (2) is permanently ineligible for parole into the United 
        States or any other physical presence in the United States that 
        is not regarded as an admission, including transfer to a 
        physical location in the United States for detention purposes.

SEC. 2. SPECIFICATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY FOR ENACTMENT OF LAW.

    This Act is enacted pursuant to the power granted to Congress under 
article 1, section 8, clause 4, to establish a uniform rule of 
naturalization, and under article 1, section 8, clause 18, of the 
United States Constitution.
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