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H.R.2059: Coast Guard STRONG Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Niki Tsongas, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 21 (18 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced May 20, 2013
Latest Major Action June 20, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Coast Guard STRONG Act - Directs the Secretary concerned (under current law, the Secretaries of the military departments) to issue regulations to ensure the timely determination of a request for a permanent change of station or unit transfer by a member of the Armed Forces who is the victim of a sexual assault or related offense (thereby including the Coast Guard within such requirement).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.