Summary: H.R.1670 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/23/2007)

Requires that, in case of a review conducted by the Department of Defense (DOD) regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of a member of the Armed Forces who is killed in action by weapon fire other than as the result of an act of an enemy (friendly fire death), the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that a summary of review results are provided to the primary next of kin at least 24 hours before such results are released to the public.

Authorizes the primary next of kin to waive the notice requirement to expedite the public release of such results.