S.248 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit members of the Armed Forces to wear, under certain circumstances, items of apparel not part of the official uniform.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 01/06/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/30/1987 Referred to Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel (Arm Serv). (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.248 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/06/1987)
Amends the Federal law concerning military uniforms to authorize the wearing of an item of religious apparel as part of the military uniform if: (1) the item is part of the religious faith of the member; and (2) it is neat and conservative.
Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to prohibit the wearing of an item of religious apparel if it is found to significantly interfere with the performance of duty.