To amend the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to require a period of service at an overseas post of at least four years, to amend title 10, United States Code, to require a tour of duty at defense attaché offices of at least four years, and for other purposes.
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Sep 28, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 28, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 5 pages
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H.R. 6271 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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