S. 3182 (112th): Gender Equality in Combat Act

May 15, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York
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May 15, 2012
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Related Bills
H.R. 5792 (Related)
Gender Equality Combat Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2012


This bill was introduced on May 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 15, 2012
Referred to Committee May 15, 2012
Full Title

A bill to require a report on implementation of a termination on the ground combat exclusion policy for female members of the Armed Forces.


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Gender Equality in Combat Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to report to the congressional defense committees on the implementation of a termination of the ground combat exclusion policy for female members of the Armed Forces (DOD policy under which female members are excluded from units and positions below brigade level whose primary mission is to engage in direct combat on the ground).

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