S. 1067 (99th): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to establish an improved system for providing military advice to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense, to establish a National Military Advisory Council, and for other purposes.


May 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Eagleton

Senator from Missouri


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Summary (CRS)

5/3/1985--Introduced.Abolishes the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Replaces such joint entity with a single Chief of Military Staff to be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 3, 1985

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1067”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 2485 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 1984

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