H.R. 4237 (99th): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to improve oversight of the defense agencies, particularly those agencies that support operating forces, and to require a report to Congress analyzing the functions and organizational structure of the defense agencies.


Feb 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ike Skelton

Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

2/26/1986--Introduced.Amends general military law relating to the organization of the defense agencies to direct the Secretary of Defense, in appropriate cases, to provide for the performance by one agency or ... Read more >

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Feb 26, 1986

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5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 4370 (Related)
Bill Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 1986

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