H.R. 1246 (110th): Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2007


Feb 28, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martin “Marty” Meehan

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2007
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

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 ... Read more >

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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) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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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