H.RES.124: Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2019
  • Latest Major Action March 28, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

217 (216 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

This resolution (1) strongly opposes President Trump's ban on transgender members of the Armed Forces, (2) rejects the scientific and medical claims upon which it is based, and (3) strongly urges the Department of Defense to not reinstate the ban and to maintain an inclusive policy allowing qualified transgender Americans to enlist and serve in the Armed Forces.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 21 statements associated with H.RES.124.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 28

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 238 - 185, 1 Present (Roll no. 135). (text: CR H2891)

March 28
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 252. (consideration: CR H2891-2899)
March 28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 28

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 238 - 185, 1 Present (Roll no. 135).

March 28
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
March 28
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 124.
March 28
The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H.Res. 124.
March 28
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 252.
March 27
Rule H. Res. 252 passed House.
March 25
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 252 Reported to House. The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H.Res. 124.
Feb. 12
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Feb. 11
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Feb. 11

Introduced in the House by Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.)

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