H.R.5300: To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish a tiger team to perform outreach regarding the process by which a member of the Armed Forces, discharged on the basis of sexual orientation, may apply for review of the characterization of such discharge.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 20, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 30, 2021

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Bill Cosponsors

103 (All Democrats)

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Bill Summary

This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct outreach to build awareness among former members of the Armed Forces of the process established for the review of discharge characterizations related to sexual orientation (i.e., on the basis of Don't Ask, Don't Tell or a similar policy). DOD must also provide for specified relief for former members of the Armed Forces who were impacted by the discharge characterizations and ensure...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 30, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Sept. 20, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 20, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mark Pocan (D-Wis.)

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