H.R. 3981 (112th): HONOR Act

Introduced:
Feb 08, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 2089 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 09, 2012

Sponsor
John Kline
Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 08, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 2089 (Related)
HONOR Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 08, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 08, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand the authority of the Secretary of the Army to loan or donate excess small arms to certain eligible organizations for funeral and other ceremonial purposes.

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Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (13R, 10D) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/8/2012--Introduced.
Honoring Our Nation's Outstanding Rifle Squads Act or HONOR Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army, if determined appropriate to meet the needs of an eligible organization with respect to performing funeral and other ceremonies, to:
(1) loan or donate excess small arms;
(2) authorize the organization to retain small arms other than M-1 rifles; or
(3) if excess small arms stock is insufficient to meet organizational requirements, prescribe policies and procedures to establish a rotational loan program based on the organization's needs.

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