H.R. 2165 (99th): Joint Chiefs of Staff Reorganization Act of 1985

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to strengthen the position of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and to provide for more efficient and effective operation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Apr 22, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ike Skelton

Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district



Apr 22, 1985

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H.R. 2165 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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