An original bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to reorganize and strengthen certain elements of the Department of Defense, to improve the military advice provided the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense, to enhance the effectiveness of military operation, to increase attention to the formulation of strategy and to contingency planning, to provide for the more efficient use of resources, to strengthen civilian authority in the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Apr 14, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 6, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator for Arizona
Mar 6, 1986
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Apr 14, 1986
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S. 2295 (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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