H.R.368: To amend title 10, United States Code, to require an audiometric test of each member of the Armed Forces before the separation of the member.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Dan Benishek, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of each military department to ensure that each member of the Armed Forces under their jurisdiction receives an audiometric test at the 8000 Hz frequency (or an equivalent test) to evaluate the hearing of such member during the 90-day period before the member is discharged, separated, or retired.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.