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H.R. 7125 (116th): ELITE Act of 2020

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To direct the Secretary of Defense to enter into an agreement with a federally funded research and development center for a study on the barriers to minority participation in the elite units of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anthony Brown

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jun 8, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Reps. Cisneros, Brown, Speier, Houlahan, Escobar, Haaland, Kim, and Sen. Harris Lead a Bicameral Letter Urging HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD4] (Sponsor) on Sep 2, 2020

Bennet Urges Congressional Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in NDAA
    — Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] on Sep 2, 2020

Reps. Cisneros, Brown, Speier, Houlahan, Escobar, Haaland, Kim, and Sen. Harris Lead a Bicameral Letter Urging HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Gilbert Cisneros [D-CA39, 2019-2020] on Sep 2, 2020

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History

Jun 8, 2020
 
Introduced

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H.R. 7125 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7125. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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