H. R. 4750
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 16, 2016
Mr. MacArthur (for himself and Mr. Langevin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the prohibition on providing adoptive leave to each member of a dual military couple.
This Act may be cited as the
Adoption Leave for Military Families Act.
Revision in Department of Defense policies regarding adoptive leave for dual military couples
Section 701(i)(3) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking
only one such member shall be allowed leave under this subsection and inserting
one of the members is allowed up to 21 days of leave under this subsection and the other member may be allowed up to 14 days of leave under this subsection.