H.R. 4269 (111th): Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act


Dec 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed Forces in the treatment of severe combat and chemical and biological injuries.

Summary (CRS)

Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act or BEST Practices Act - Requires the Secretary of Defense (DOD), no later than October 1, 2013, to only use human-based training methods ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 10, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4269”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 403 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2011

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