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: Feb 28, 2007
Length: 8 pages
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.
Mar 2, 2005
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1059 (109th).
Feb 28, 2007
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H.R. 1246 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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