Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 1996
Length: 2 pages
Feb 1, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 1, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 1, 1996
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H.R. 2959 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To repeal the requirement enacted in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 for the mandatory discharge or retirement of any member of the Armed Forces who is HIV-positive, H.R. 2959, 104th Cong. (1996).
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