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Text of the To repeal the requirement enacted in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 for the mandatory discharge or ...

...mandatory discharge or retirement of any member of the Armed Forces who is HIV-positive.

This bill was introduced on February 1, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 1, 1996 (Introduced).

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HR 2959 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2959

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.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 1, 1996

Mr. TORKILDSEN (for himself, Ms. HARMAN, Mr. DELLUMS, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. GUNDERSON, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mr. WARD, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. BOEHLERT, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. GILMAN, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. MEEHAN, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. SABO, Mr. YATES, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. MARKEY, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. FARR of California, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. DEUTSCH, Ms. WATERS, Ms. RIVERS, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. BROWN of California, Mr. ACKERMAN, Ms. FURSE, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. EVANS, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. HINCHEY, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. NADLER, Mr. OLVER, Mr. STARK, Mr. KENNEDY of Massachusetts, Mr. GEJDENSON, and Mr. KENNEDY of Rhode Island) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on National Security


A BILL

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.

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

SECTION 1. REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR DISCHARGE OR RETIREMENT OF HIV-POSITIVE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    Section 567 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 is repealed and the provisions of section 1177 of title 10, United States Code (and the item relating to that section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 59 of such title), as amended by that section 567, are hereby amended so as to read as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of that Act.