To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
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Mar 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2005
Length: 8 pages
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1246 (110th).
H.R. 1059 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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