An amendment numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to allow those certified by recognized nontheistic organizations to be appointed as officers in the chaplain core in order to fully serve nontheistic or nonreligious servicemembers.
At the end of subtitle A of title V, add the following new section: SEC. 502. EXPANSION OF CHAPLAIN CORPS. The Secretary of Defense shall provide for the appointment, as officers in the Chaplain Corps of the Armed Forces, of persons who are certified or ordained by non-theistic organizations and institutions, such as humanist, ethical culturalist, or atheist.