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- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
2/28/2007--Introduced.Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2007 - Repeals current Department of Defense (DOD) policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces.Prohibits the Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Homeland Security ...
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Mar 2, 2005
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1059 (109th).
Feb 28, 2007
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1246”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
149 cosponsors (146D, 3R)
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H.R. 1059 (109th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1246 — 110th Congress: Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1246
“H.R. 1246 — 110th Congress: Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1246>
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