Text: H.R.5047 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress]
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[H.R. 5047 Introduced in House (IH)]

103d CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5047

    To provide for the establishment of a commission to recommend a 
 standardized honor code for the three military service academies, the 
Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and officer candidate schools.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 19, 1994

Mr. Underwood introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
    To provide for the establishment of a commission to recommend a 
 standardized honor code for the three military service academies, the 
Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and officer candidate schools.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Military Service Academy Honor Code 
Act''.

SEC. 2. COMMISSION ON STANDARDIZED MILITARY HONOR CODE.

    (a) Establishment of Commission.--The Secretary of Defense shall 
establish a commission to develop recommendations for a standardized 
honor code for use at the military service academies and officer 
candidate schools of the Armed Forces and in the Senior Reserve 
Officers' Training Corps.
    (b) Members of Commission.--The members of the commission shall be 
appointed by the Secretary of Defense and shall consist of--
            (1) officers of the Armed Forces on active duty;
            (2) persons who are graduates of a military service academy 
        but are no longer on active or reserve duty in the Armed 
        Forces; and
            (3) persons who are educators at institutions of higher 
        education.
    (c) Submission of Recommendations.--Not later than one year after 
the date of the enactment of this Act, the commission shall submit to 
the Secretary of Defense and the Congress a report containing the 
commission's recommendations regarding--
            (1) standardization of the various honor codes in use at 
        the military service academies; and
            (2) whether such standardized honor code should apply to 
        the officer candidate schools of the Armed Forces and the 
        Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
    (d) Service Academy Defined.--For purposes of this section, the 
term ``military service academy'' means the United States Military 
Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, or the United States 
Naval Academy.
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