H.R. 3828 (112th): Military Religious Freedom Protection Act


Jan 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tim Huelskamp

Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that implementation of the repeal of the former Department of Defense policy concerning homosexual behavior in the Armed Forces not infringe upon the free exercise of religion by and the rights of conscience of members of the Armed Forces, including chaplains, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2012--Introduced.Military Religious Freedom Protection Act - Requires the sincerely held religious or moral beliefs of a member of the Armed Forces concerning the appropriate and inappropriate expression of human sexuality ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3828”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


51 cosponsors (51R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 914 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

S. 3526 (Related)
Military Religious Freedom Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2012

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