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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2005
Length: 8 pages
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.
Mar 2, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 28, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
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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