S. 3065 (111th): Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2010

Mar 03, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Joseph Lieberman
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated
Mar 03, 2010
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1283 (Related)
Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 03, 2009


This bill was introduced on March 3, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 03, 2010
Referred to Committee Mar 03, 2010
Full Title

A bill 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.


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33 cosponsors (32D, 1I) (show)

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Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2010 - Repeals current Department of Defense (DOD) policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces.
Prohibits the Secretary of Defense (Secretary), and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation against any member of the Armed Forces or any person seeking to become a member. Authorizes the re-accession into the Armed Forces of otherwise qualified individuals previously separated on the basis of sexual orientation.
Directs the Secretary to establish in DOD the Pentagon Working Group to report recommendations regarding the implementation of this Act. Requires such report to be submitted to the congressional defense committees.
Requires the Secretary to: (1) revise DOD regulations and issue new regulations as necessary to implement this Act; and (2) direct each military department Secretary to do the same.
Directs the Secretary to report on the compliance of institutions of higher education with federal law concerning the denial of access by such institutions to Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) military recruiting on campus, as well as a description of actions taken to effect the denial of certain federal funding to institutions that continue to prevent ROTC access.

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