H R 1283 in Congressional Session 111

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 1283

 

Title : To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
3/3/2009--Introduced. Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2009 - Repeals current Department of Defense (DOD) policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces. Prohibits the Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation against any member of the Armed Forces or any person seeking to become a member. Authorizes the re-accession into the Armed Forces of otherwise qualified individuals previously separated for homosexuality, bisexuality, or homosexual conduct. Requires such Secretaries to ensure that regulations governing the personal conduct of members of the Armed Forces are written and enforced without regard to sexual orientation.

Votes

Title : To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
This Bill was not Voted in the US House

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 1283
 
Bill Number : H R 1283

Title : To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Sponsor: Rep Tauscher, Ellen O. [CA-10] (introduced 3/3/2009)      

, ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Ackerman, Gary L. [NY-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Andrews, Robert E. [NJ-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Arcuri, Michael A. [NY-24] - 3/17/2009

    Rep Baird, Brian [WA-3] - 3/12/2009

    Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Bishop, Timothy H. [NY-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Brady, Robert A. [PA-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Carnahan, Russ [MO-3] - 4/27/2009

    Rep Carson, Andre [IN-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Castor, Kathy [FL-11] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Clarke, Yvette D. [NY-11] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Cleaver, Emanuel [MO-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Courtney, Joe [CT-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Crowley, Joseph [NY-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] - 4/27/2009

    Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] - 3/3/2009

    Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] - 3/6/2009

    Rep Delahunt, William D. [MA-10] - 3/3/2009

    Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Dicks, Norman D. [WA-6] - 3/9/2009

    Rep Dingell, John D. [MI-15] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Doggett, Lloyd [TX-25] - 4/2/2009

    Rep Doyle, Michael F. [PA-14] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Edwards, Donna F. [MD-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-17] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Eshoo, Anna G. [CA-14] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Fattah, Chaka [PA-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Gonzalez, Charles A. [TX-20] - 3/6/2009

    Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Gutierrez, Luis V. [IL-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Hall, John J. [NY-19] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Hare, Phil [IL-17] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Harman, Jane [CA-36] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-23] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Higgins, Brian [NY-27] - 4/29/2009

    Rep Hinchey, Maurice D. [NY-22] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Hirono, Mazie K. [HI-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Inslee, Jay [WA-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] - 3/9/2009

    Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18] - 3/9/2009

    Rep Johnson, Eddie Bernice [TX-30] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [GA-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [MI-13] - 3/5/2009

    Rep Kilroy, Mary Jo [OH-15] - 3/5/2009

    Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Langevin, James R. [RI-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Larsen, Rick [WA-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Loebsack, David [IA-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Lofgren, Zoe [CA-16] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Lynch, Stephen F. [MA-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Massa, Eric J. J. [NY-29] - 3/23/2009

    Rep Matsui, Doris O. [CA-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep McCarthy, Carolyn [NY-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Meek, Kendrick B. [FL-17] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Meeks, Gregory W. [NY-6] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Miller, Brad [NC-13] - 3/23/2009

    Rep Miller, George [CA-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Moore, Gwen [WI-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Moran, James P. [VA-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Murphy, Christopher S. [CT-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Murphy, Patrick J. [PA-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes [DC] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Oberstar, James L. [MN-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Olver, John W. [MA-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Pallone, Frank, Jr. [NJ-6] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Pastor, Ed [AZ-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Payne, Donald M. [NJ-10] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Peters, Gary C. [MI-9] - 5/13/2009

    Rep Pingree, Chellie [ME-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Polis, Jared [CO-2] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Price, David E. [NC-4] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Richardson, Laura [CA-37] - 3/17/2009

    Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Roybal-Allard, Lucille [CA-34] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Rush, Bobby L. [IL-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sanchez, Loretta [CA-47] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sarbanes, John P. [MD-3] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Schiff, Adam B. [CA-29] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Schwartz, Allyson Y. [PA-13] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [VA-3] - 3/17/2009

    Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-16] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sestak, Joe [PA-7] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Shea-Porter, Carol [NH-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sherman, Brad [CA-27] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sires, Albio [NJ-13] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [NY-28] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Smith, Adam [WA-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Snyder, Vic [AR-2] - 3/12/2009

    Rep Speier, Jackie [CA-12] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Sutton, Betty [OH-13] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Thompson, Mike [CA-1] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Tierney, John F. [MA-6] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Tonko, Paul D. [NY-21] - 3/17/2009

    Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Tsongas, Niki [MA-5] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Velazquez, Nydia M. [NY-12] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [FL-20] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Watson, Diane E. [CA-33] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Welch, Peter [VT] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Wexler, Robert [FL-19] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] - 3/3/2009

    Rep Wu, David [OR-1] - 3/3/2009

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 1283

Title : To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the readiness of the Armed Forces by replacing the current policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces, referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", with a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
***NONE***

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
3/3/2009:Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
 
3/31/2009:Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.