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Mar 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1246 (110th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1059”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1059 — 109th Congress: Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1059
“H.R. 1059 — 109th Congress: Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1059>
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