House Amendment 169 , 113th Congress
Purpose
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.
Description
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.
Chamber
U.S. House of Representatives
Sponsor(s)
Amends
HR 1960: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Latest Action
On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A029) Failed by recorded vote: 150 - 274 (Roll no. 238).
2013-06-14 12:25:24
Created: Jun 15, 2013 7:26:57 AM Submitted: Jun 14, 2013 4:00:00 AM Last Update: Oct 25, 2016 12:34:14 PM

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