Virginia NDAA Nullification Bill headed to Governor Bob McDonnell. Veto Imminent?
After over a week of parliamentary procedures stalled House Bill 1160 (HB1160) in Virginia, today – finally – the bill passed its final hurdle and will head to the Governor’s desk for a signature. The bill is a state-level response to the newly-claimed “indefinite detention” powers of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). HB1160 is a bill “to prevent any agency, political subdivision, employee, or member of the military of Virginia from assisting an agency of the armed forces of the United States in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of a citizen in violation of the United States Constitution, the Constitution of Virginia, or any Virginia law or regulation.” ………….